Major External Awards + Deadlines

Tracking UBC's participation in major external award competitions is an institutional priority.

If you are planning to submit a nomination for one of the external opportunities listed here, please advise the Faculty Awards Officer so nomination activity can be effectively and confidentially tracked.

For Faculty Research Award deadlines, guidelines and forms, please visit the Faculty Research Awards page

Resources and support materials for applications and nominations, as well as information on discipline-specific awards, can be accessed by the UBC community through the Award Document Library on our SharePoint site (CWL and access via a campus network or VPN is required).

If you are seeking information about deadlines for peer-reviewed research funding competitions, please visit the Office of Research Services.

Major External Awards Deadlines

Please browse or search our calendar of deadlines below.

Please note that external deadlines are updated and posted once they become available.

January

Volvo Environmental Prize

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Jan 10, 2017

Max Planck Research Award

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Jan 15, 2016

Gerda Henkel Prize

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Jan 15, 2016

CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

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Jan 30, 2017

Royal Society of London Medals & Lectures

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Jan 30, 2017

Manning Innovation Awards

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Jan 15, 2017

February

Timothy R. Parsons Medal

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Feb 28, 2017

Japan Prizes

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Feb 29, 2016

Harvey Prize

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Feb 7, 2017

March

Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

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Mar 1, 2017

John C. Polanyi Award

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Mar 1, 2017

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal

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Mar 1, 2017

Royal Society of Canada Awards & Medals

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Mar 1, 2017

Order of British Columbia

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Mar 3, 2017

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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Mar 8, 2017

Keio Medical Prize

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Mar 7, 2017

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

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Mar 10, 2017

Balzan Prize

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Mar 15, 2017

L'Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

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Mar 31, 2017

World Award of Arts

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Mar 10, 2017

Order of Canada

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April

SSHRC Impact Awards

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Feb 13, 2017

Apr 5, 2017

International Prize for Biology

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Apr 21, 2017

Synergy Award for Innovation

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Apr 18, 2017

AAAS Fellowship

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Apr 26, 2017

King Faisal International Prize

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Apr 1, 2017

May

World Food Prize

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May 1, 2017

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Fellowships

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May 15, 2017

June

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

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Apr 26, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Prize

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Jun 15, 2017

Holberg Memorial International Prize

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Jun 15, 2017

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureate

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Jun 26, 2017

Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

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Jun 30, 2017

July

Millennium Technology Prize

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Jul 31, 2017

Prix Galien

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Jul 30, 2017

September

Wolf Prize

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Sep 15, 2017

Sloan Research Fellowships

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Sep 15, 2017

Guggenheim Fellowships

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Sep 19, 2017

Stockholm Water Prize

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Sep 18, 2017

Baillet Latour Health Prize

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Sep 30, 2017

Royal Society of London Fellowships

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Sep 30, 2017

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

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Sep 30, 2017

October

Gairdner Awards

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Oct 1, 2017

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

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Oct 31, 2017

November

Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

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Nov 1, 2015

John Diefenbaker Award

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Nov 1, 2017

Molson Prizes

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Nov 1, 2017

Dan David Prize

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Nov 30, 2017

Fellowship Awards

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Nov 10, 2017

December

Kavli Prize

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Dec 1, 2017

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships

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Oct 12, 2017

Dec 1, 2017

Trudeau Fellowships

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Oct 17, 2017

Dec 4, 2017

World Award of Science

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Dec 18, 2017

Gruber Prizes

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Dec 15, 2017

World Award of Education

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Dec 18, 2017