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 Office of Research Prizes and Awards 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 Environment Prize

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Jan 10, 2020

Gerda Henkel Prize

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Jan 17, 2020

Royal Society of London Medals & Lectures

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Jan 27, 2020

Japan Prizes

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Jan 31, 2020

February

Trudeau Fellowships

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CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

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Feb 3, 2020

March

Order of Canada

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Royal Society of Canada Awards & Medals

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Mar 1, 2020

Order of British Columbia

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Mar 6, 2020

Keio Medical Prize

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Mar 7, 2020

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

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Mar 13, 2020

Balzan Prize

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Mar 15, 2020

King Faisal International Prize

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Mar 31, 2020

April

SSHRC Impact Awards

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Feb 5, 2020

Apr 1, 2020

International Prize for Biology

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Apr 10, 2020

Synergy Award for Innovation

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Apr 15, 2020

AAAS Fellowship

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Apr 29, 2020

May

World Food Prize

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May 1, 2020

Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

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May 1, 2020

John C. Polanyi Award

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May 1, 2020

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal

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May 1, 2020

Harvey Prize

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May 1, 2020

Prix Galien

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May 30, 2020

L'Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

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May 31, 2020

June

Order of Canada

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Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Fellowships

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Jun 1, 2020

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

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Apr 2, 2020

Jun 7, 2020

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureate

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Jun 8, 2020

Holberg Memorial International Prize

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Jun 15, 2020

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Prize

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Jun 30, 2020

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

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Jun 30, 2020

Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

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Jul 30, 2020

July

Millennium Technology Prize

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Jul 31, 2019

September

Order of Canada

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Wolf Prize

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Sep 16, 2019

Guggenheim Fellowships

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Sep 16, 2019

Baillet Latour Health Prize

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Sep 30, 2019

Sloan Research Fellowships

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Sep 15, 2020

Royal Society of London Fellowships

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Sep 30, 2020

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

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Sep 30, 2020

Stockholm Water Prize

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Sep 30, 2020

October

Gairdner Awards

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Oct 1, 2020

November

Dan David Prize

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Nov 30, 2019

Molson Prizes

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Nov 1, 2020

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

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Nov 3, 2020

World Award of Arts

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Nov 27, 2020

Fellowship Awards

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Nov 30, 2020

December

Kavli Prize

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Dec 1, 2019

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

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Dec 2, 2019

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships

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Dec 2, 2019

World Award of Education

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Dec 12, 2019

World Award of Science

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Dec 12, 2019

Gruber Prizes

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Dec 15, 2020