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External Awards

Below, please find a selection of award opportunities with links to program details.

If you are planning to apply or nominate a faculty member, please advise the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (OVPRI) as well as your Associate Dean (Research) and Department Chair.

For more information regarding award opportunities or to suggest additions to our list of external award opportunities, please contact:

Caitlyn Doyle
Research Awards Coordinator 
caitlyn.doyle@ryerson.ca

Opportunity External Deadline
Internal Deadline
Arrell Food Innovation Awards, external link, opens in new window February 28, 2021
February 21, 2021
Bank of Canada Fellowships, external link, opens in new window November 30, 2020
November 20, 2020
Canada Awards for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CANIE) AWARDS, external link, opens in new window February 1, 2020 January 24, 2020
Canada Council for the Arts - Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, external link, opens in new window June 30, 2020 May 25, 2020
Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Prize, external link, opens in new window June 30, 2020 June 8, 2020
Canada Council for the Arts - Killam Research Fellowships, external link, opens in new window Cancelled, 2020   
Canada Council for the Arts - Molson Prize, external link, opens in new window November 1, 2020
October 23, 2020
Canada Gairdner International Awards, external link, opens in new window October 1, 2020 September 17, 2020
Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, external link, opens in new window October 1, 2020 September 17, 2020
Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, external link, opens in new window October 1, 2020 September 17, 2020
Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program, external link, opens in new window November 15, 2020 November 1, 2020
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowships, external link, opens in new window March 18, 2020 March 6, 2020
Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Research Award, external link, opens in new window December 2, 2020 November 23, 2020
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program, external link, opens in new window October 30, 2020 October 17, 2020
Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation, external link, opens in new window August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020
Jonas Salk Award, external link, opens in new window March 22, 2020 March 13, 2020
Northern Science Award, external link, opens in new window January 31, 2021
January 24, 2021
NRC-led Steacie Prize (not NSERC Steacie), external link, opens in new window June 30, 2020 June 23, 2020  
Order of Canada, external link, opens in new window OPEN OPEN
Order of Ontario, external link, opens in new window March 31, 2021 March 24, 2021
Prix Galien Canada, external link, opens in new window June 30, 2020 June 23, 2020
Research Canada's Leadership in Advocacy Award, external link, opens in new window October 2, 2020 September 18, 2020
Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, external link, opens in new window December 1, 2021 November 1, 2021
Royal Society of Canada Fellowships, external link, opens in new window
December 1, 2021
November 1,2021
Royal Society of Canada: Medals and Awards, external link, opens in new window March 31, 2021 March 15, 2021
Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize, external link, opens in new window July 15, 2020 TBD 2020
Sandford Fleming Medal & Citation, external link, opens in new window February 28, 2020
February 21, 2020
Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, external link, opens in new window TBD 2021 TBD 2021
Trudeau Research Fellowships, external link, opens in new window TBD 2020 TBD 2020
William Edmond Logan Award, external link, opens in new window  March 15, 2021 March 7, 2021
Opportunity External Deadline
Internal Deadline
Abel Prize, external link, opens in new window September 15, 2020 September 8, 2020
Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, external link, opens in new window June 1, 2020 May 22, 2020
Benjamin Franklin Medals - Nominations, external link, opens in new window OPEN OPEN
Blue Planet Prize, external link, opens in new window September 30, 2020 September 23, 2020
Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science, external link, opens in new window December 31, 2020 December 24, 2020
Bressler Prize in Vision Science, external link, opens in new window December 31, 2019 December 24, 2019
Grawemeyer Awards - Education, external link, opens in new window April 15, 2020 April 8, 2020
Gruber Prizes, external link, opens in new window December 15, 2020
TBD 2020
Guggenheim, external link, opens in new window September 16, 2020 TBD 2020

Heineken Prizes, external link, opens in new window

(updated March 27, 2020)

TBD June 2021 TBD 2021
Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research, external link, opens in new window June 1, 2021 May 20, 2021
IUPAC-Richter Prize, external link, opens in new window May 31, 2020 May 21, 2020

J&J WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program, external link, opens in new window

(updated March 23, 2020)

October 3, 2020 September 25, 2020
J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, external link May 1, 2020 April 24, 2020
L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science, external link June 1, 2020 May 20,  2020

Millennium Technology Prize, external link, opens in new window

(updated March 23, 2020)

TBD April 2021 TBD 2021
Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, external link, opens in new window June 15, 2020
June 8, 2020
Sloan Research Fellowships, external link, opens in new window September 15,  2020 TBD 2020
Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, external link, opens in new window Cancelled, 2020  
Warren Alpert Foundation Prize, external link, opens in new window November 3, 2020 TBD

Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award, external link, opens in new window

(updated May 1, 2020)

Cancelled, 2020  
Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences, external link, opens in new window September 30, 2020 September 23, 2020

World Cultural Council Albert Einstein World Award of Science, external link, opens in new window

(updated March 23, 2020)

TBD June 2020 TBD 2020