Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Prize


Canada Council for the Arts

Sponsor deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Internal deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Award details

The Killam Prizes are among Canada’s most distinguished research awards. They are awarded annually (by the Canada Council for the Arts) to outstanding Canadian scholars in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering. Each award is valued at $100,000.

The Office of the VP Research & Innovation is seeking strong nominations under the President in each of the five categories Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The VPRI will coordinate an internal selection process. Departments, divisions, institutes, schools, and faculties are strongly encouraged to embed equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in their nomination strategies.

Before considering a nomination, please carefully review the Canada Council Killam Prizes criteria:



Please submit (1) a 500-word rationale on how the candidate meets the award criteria, and (2) an updated CV to by Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5pm.