2022 Royal Society of Canada Nominations

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Every year, the Royal Society of Canada elects new members to its Academies and its College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists. Election to the fellowship is the highest honour that can be attained by Canadian scholars, researchers, and artists, while the college is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership.

Fellowships:

Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their field. Their exceptional intellectual achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, intellectual endeavours, or creative activities exhibiting original contributions. 
 
Eligibility: Nominees must fit the above description and, at the time of their election, be Canadian citizens or have had Canadian permanent resident status for at least three years.

Nominations for Fellowship must be made by either:

  • A Fellow of the RSC (this is the preferred nomination method); or
  • The President of the university (Institutional Member nomination). 

More information on the Fellowship Program (and full list of deadlines)

College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists:

The college comprises scholars, artists, and scientists who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in an early and highly productive stage of their careers. Membership terms are seven years.

Eligibility: Nominees must fit the above description and, at the time of their election, be Canadian citizens or have had Canadian permanent resident status for at least three years and be within 15 years of the conferral of their PhD or equivalent.

Nominations for Fellowship must be made by either:

  • A Fellow of the RSC or current RSC College Member (this is the preferred nomination method); or
  • The President of the university (Institutional Member nomination).

More information on the College Program (and full list of deadlines)

Deadlines (both programs):
Western Research- Notice of Intent to Nominate: September 17, 2021 – Email rwprizes@uwo.ca if you wish to have Western Research support and coordination of your nomination.
Western Research– Institutional Member Nominations: November 17, 2021 – Complete dossiers, including all letters, to be submitted to Western Research.
Royal Society: December 1, 2021

More information and assistance: Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall regarding these awards and the nomination processes.

Please contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply.

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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