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 Manager, Faculty Awards & Prizes 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

Gerda Henkel Prize

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Jan 19, 2018

Royal Society of London Medals & Lectures

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Jan 29, 2018

Volvo Environmental Prize

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Jan 10, 2019

Japan Prizes

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Jan 31, 2019

Nobel Prizes

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Jan 31, 2019

February

Harvey Prize

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Feb 27, 2018

CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

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Feb 1, 2019

March

Order of Canada - Ongoing

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Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering

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Mar 1, 2018

John C. Polanyi Award

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Mar 1, 2018

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal

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Mar 1, 2018

Royal Society of Canada Awards & Medals

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Mar 1, 2018

SSHRC Impact Awards

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Jan 30, 2018

Mar 6, 2018

Keio Medical Prize

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Mar 7, 2018

Balzan Prize

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Mar 15, 2018

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

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Mar 8, 2019

King Faisal International Prize

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Mar 31, 2019

April

AAAS Fellowship

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Apr 11, 2018

Synergy Award for Innovation

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Apr 16, 2018

Order of British Columbia

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Apr 16, 2018

International Prize for Biology

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Apr 20, 2018

May

World Food Prize

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May 1, 2018

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Fellowships

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May 15, 2018

June

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

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Mar 28, 2018

Jun 7, 2018

Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Prize

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Jun 15, 2018

Holberg Memorial International Prize

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Jun 15, 2018

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureate

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Jun 25, 2018

Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

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Jun 28, 2018

Prix Galien

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Jun 30, 2018

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

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Jun 30, 2018

July

Millennium Technology Prize

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Jul 31, 2017

L'Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

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Jul 22, 2018

September

Order of Canada

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Wolf Prize

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Sep 17, 2018

Sloan Research Fellowships

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Sep 17, 2018

Guggenheim Fellowships

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Sep 17, 2018

Stockholm Water Prize

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Sep 30, 2018

Baillet Latour Health Prize

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Sep 30, 2018

Royal Society of London Fellowships

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Sep 30, 2018

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

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Sep 30, 2018

October

National Academy of Sciences Fellowship

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Oct 1, 2018

Gairdner Awards

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Oct 1, 2018

November

John Diefenbaker Award

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Nov 1, 2018

Molson Prizes

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Nov 1, 2018

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

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Nov 2, 2018

Fellowship Awards

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Nov 9, 2018

World Award of Science

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Nov 28, 2018

World Award of Arts

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Nov 28, 2018

Dan David Prize

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Nov 30, 2018

December

Kavli Prize

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Dec 1, 2017

Trudeau Fellowships

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Oct 17, 2017

Dec 4, 2017

World Award of Education

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Dec 18, 2017

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships

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Oct 4, 2018

Dec 1, 2018

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

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Oct 4, 2018

Dec 1, 2018

Gruber Prizes

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Dec 15, 2018

Manning Innovation Awards

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Dec 17, 2018