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Awards and Prizes

For excellence in research

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
Terra Nova Young Innovator awards Apr. 15
Early career in all disciplines
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 NSERC  Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Mar. 1 Engineering Science
National
NSERC
Mar. 1
Engineering
Science
National NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Mar. 1 Engineering Science
National SSHRC Gold Medal for Achievement in Research Mar. 8  
National
Mar. 15
Agricultural Economics
National
Mar. 23
Health Sciences
National
NSERC
Apr. 15
University-Industry collaboration
National
CIHR
May 3
Health Sciences
National
CCA
Killam Research Fellowships May 15 Engineering
Health Sciences
Humanities
Natural Sciences
Social Sciences
National
NSERC
June 7
Early career in:
Engineering
Science
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 31 Biopharmaceutical
National
CIHR
Aug. 15
Early career in:
Health Sciences
National
NSERC
Sept. 1
Engineering
Science
National
Oct. 1
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
Nov. 15
Humanities
Social Sciences
National
Nov. 30
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
CIHR
Dec. 15
Health Sciences
National
Dec. 16
Physics
National
Dec. 30
Geology
National
Dec. 31
Electrochemical Science & Technology
National Order of Canada Open Open
National
Various
Varies for different awards
National
Various
Life Sciences
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
Feb. 20
Early career in biophysics
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
May 1
Medicine (Prostate Cancer)
Science (Chemistry)
International
May 1
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
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
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