Royal Society of Canada – Fellowships & College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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This pre-call framework is based on previous calls for RSC Fellows and College members and is therefore subject to change as new agency information is provided.

Royal Society of Canada Fellowships:
Election to Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the highest attainable honour for Canadian scholars, researchers and artists. Fellows are peer-elected and their exceptional achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, intellectual endeavours or creative activities exhibiting originality.
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College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists:
The College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation demonstrating a high level of achievement in an early and highly productive stage of their career. Membership terms are seven years.
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Amount: no monetary value

DeadlinesRequired Steps
Internal: Friday, September 29Notice of intent to nominate Email Awards & Distinctions if you wish to have Western Research support and coordinate your nomination.
Internal: Friday, December 1Institutional Member nominations Submit complete dossiers, including all letters, to Awards & Distinctions.
External: Friday, December 15Final submission to the Royal Society of Canada.

Nominations: Nominees must fit the above description for either Fellowship or College membership 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 or the College must be made by either:

  • Fellowships
    • A Fellow of the RSC (the preferred method).
    • The university (Institutional Member nomination).
  • College Membership
    • A Fellow of the RSC or a current member of the College (the preferred method).
    • The university (Institutional Member nomination).

Assistance for nominations at Western: Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Research Awards & Distinctions regarding this award and the nomination processes. 
(Please also contact Karen Kueneman.)

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