Please Enter a Search Term

Research Awards & Honours Deadlines

Memorial is very proud of the excellent research that is conducted within its faculties and schools. We believe that the individuals who participate in this research deserve recognition for the incredible work that they do through the various distinctions and honours that exist.

Below is a list of major internal, provincial, national and international research awards and prizes. If you know of any other awards which exist that are not listed, please contact Ellen Steinhauer at 709-864-2651 or ellens@mun.ca.

Sponsor
Award
Deadline
Field of Study
Memorial University of Newfoundland
John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship Mar. 1
Open
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Terra Nova Young Innovator awards Apr. 15
Early career in all disciplines
Memorial University of Newfoundland Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics Aug. 15 Open
Memorial University of Newfoundland President's Award for Outstanding Research Nov. 1 Open
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Nov. 30
Open
Sponsor
Award
Deadline
Field of Study
Provincial
Jan. 31
Open

Sponsor

Award

Deadline

Field of Study

National
Jan. 8
Engineering
National Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society awards Jan. 31 Mathematics
National
Jan. 31
Geography
National
RSC
Jan. 31
Humanities
Social Sciences
National RSC RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists Mar. 1 Open

National NSERC

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Mar. 1 Engineering Science
National NSERC John C. Polanyi Award Mar. 1 Engineering
Science
National NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Mar. 1 Engineering
Science
National Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Fellows Award Mar. 15 Agricultural Economics
National Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Mar. 23 Health Sciences
National
NSERC
Synergy Awards for Innovation Apr. 15

University-Industry collaboration

National
CIHR
Knowledge Translation Award May 3

Health Sciences

National
CCA
Killam Research Fellowships May 15

Engineering
Health Sciences
Humanities
Natural Sciences
Social Sciences

National
NSERC
E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships June 7

Early career in:
Engineering
Science

National SSHRC Gold Medal June 10

Social Sciences Humanities

National SSHRC
June 10
Social Sciences Humanities
National SSHRC
June 10
Social Sciences Humanities
National SSHRC
June 10
Social Sciences Humanities
National
CCA
June 15
Engineering
Health Sciences
Humanities
Natural Sciences
Social Sciences
National
June 30
Mathematics
National
June 30
Early career in:
Engineering
Science
National
July 1
Toxicology
National
July 2
Chemistry
National Prix Galien Canada July 15 Biopharmaceutical
National
CIHR
Aug. 15
Early career in:
Health Sciences
National
NSERC
Sept. 1
Engineering
Science
National
Oct. 1/mid Nov.
Zoology
National Gairdner Foundation Wightman Special Achievement Award Oct. 1 Biomedical
Clinical
National Canadian Academy of Engineering Oct. 31 Engineering
National
Nov. 1
Open
National
Nov. 15
Economics
National
Canadian Association of Physicists Medals Nov. 15 Physics
National
Nov. 30
Humanities
Social Sciences
National
Jan. 31
Open
National
Dec. 1
Chemistry
National
CCA
Dec. 1
German scholar
National
Dec. 1
Open
National
CCA
Dec. 1
Arts
Humanities
Social Sciences
National
RSC
Dec. 1
Open
National
Dec. 15
Humanities
Social Sciences
National
CIHR
Dec. 15
Health Sciences
National
Dec. 30
Geology
National
Dec. 31
Electrochemical Science & Technology
National Order of Canada Open Open
National
Various
Varies for different awards
National
Various
Mathematics
National
RSC
Various
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Humanities
Sponsor
Award
Deadline
Field of Study
International Nobel Prize Jan. 31 Chemistry Economics Literature Physics Physiology Medicine
International
Feb. 1
Medicine
International
Feb. 1
Medical Science
International
Feb. 1
Chemistry
International
October
Chemistry -Energy
International
Dec. 13
Chemistry
International
Feb. 1
Chemistry
International
Dec. 31
Medicinal Chemistry
International
Dec. 1
Nanoscience
Neuroscience
Astrophysics
International
Feb. 20
Early career in biophysics
international
June 1
Physics
International
 
Physics
International
July 1
Physics
International
July 1
Physics
International
Nov. 15
Physics
International
Nov. 30
Physics
Mathematics
Astronomy
International
July 1
Nuclear Physics
international
July 1
Physics
International
June 30
Astronomy
International
January
Statistics
International
Sept. 15
Mathematics
International World Cultural Council awards Feb. 26 Arts
Education
Science
International
Feb. 28
Science
Technology
International
Mar. 15
Various including early career
International
Mar. 28
Medicine
International
Sept. 30
Genetics
International
May 1
Medicine (Prostate Cancer)
Science (Chemistry)
International
May 1
Engineering
International
July 1
Engineering
International
Jan - April 1
Engineering
International
April 1
Bio-engineering
International
May 31
Oct. 31
Open
International
May 31
Science
Engineering
Technology
International Rolex Awards for Enterprise May 31 Open
International
June 30
Material Sciences (odd Years)
Life Sciences (even years)
International
Aug. 31
Arts
Agriculture
Chemistry
Mathematics
Medicine
International John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships Sept. 15 Arts
International
Sept. 15
Early career in:
Chemistry
Computational and Evolutionary Molecular Biology
Computer Science
Economics
Mathematics
Neuroscience
Physics
International
Sept. 15
Environmental science, energy and medicine
International InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize Sept. 30 Health Sciences
International International Prize for Biology May 17 Biology
international Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Jan. 31 Biology Biochemistry
International
Sept. 30
Engineering
Science
Mathematics
Medical Science
International
Oct. 1
Biomedical
Clinical
International
Nov. 1
Science
Technology
International Canada-U.S. Fulbright awards Nov. 15 International Relations
International American Diabetes Association National Scientific Achievement awards Nov. 16 Diabetes
International
Dec. 1
Scientific
Technological
Socio-economic
International
Open
Early career: for research in Germany
International
Open
Biomedical
International
Open
International Relations
International
Open
Science
International Council for Advancement and Support of Education awards Various Education
International
Various
Cosmology
Genetics
Justice
Women's Rights
Neuroscience
International
Various
Various
International
June 30
Various
International
July 31
Physics
Chemistry
Life Sciences
Medicine
International
Oct. 5
Various
International
Sept. 20
Various
International
July 1
Various
international
Jan. 31
Various
International
March 15
Various
International
April 30
Various
International
Sept. 20
Sustainable Dev.
Biopharmaceutical Science
Sinology
Rule of Law
International
Nov. 30
Various
International
March 31
Various
International Heineken Prizes November Various
International Shaw Prize Nov. 30

Astronomy   Medical and Life Sciences Mathematics

International Rank Prize N/A

Nutrition Optoelectronics

International World Food Prize May 1

Open

Share