Who is this for?
The research honours and awards opportunities listed here are intended for people in the following roles at University of Toronto (U of T).
- Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs
- Professor, Faculty Member
- Senior Research Associate, Research Associate
- Research Team Member
- Research or Financial Administrator
Honours and awards opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are posted by the School of Graduate Studies. Undergraduate students interested in research awards should contact their department.
What do I need before I can begin?
To access the U of T Honours & Awards Opportunities Database, you will require a valid UTORid.
Academic divisions may set their own internal processes and provide strategic guidance for nominations. To discuss a possible nomination, please contact the awards coordinator for your division; see the full list of Divisional Honours and Awards Coordinators.
This searchable and sortable database highlights national and international honours and awards for research and innovation for which faculty members may be nominated by their peers or by the University. The table may be filtered by sponsor, career stage, award type, or any keyword or research area. Award listings include information about nomination procedures and past University of Toronto (U of T) recipients.
Additional recognition opportunities for research in specific disciplines can be found in the Pivot Funding Opportunities Database by selecting “Advanced Search: Funding Type: Prizes and Awards.” Teaching awards can be explored via the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation.
|Award Name||Sponsor||Sponsor Deadline||Award Notes|
|American Academy of Arts and Sciences Membership||American Academy of Arts and Sciences||Rolling deadline|
|Benjamin Franklin Medals||Franklin Institute||Rolling deadline|
|Humboldt Research Award||Alexander von Humboldt Foundation||Rolling deadline|
|Konrad Adenauer Research Award||Alexander von Humboldt Foundation||Rolling deadline|
|National Academy of Engineering Membership||National Academy of Engineering||Rolling deadline|
|National Academy of Sciences Membership||National Academy of Sciences||Rolling deadline|
|Order of Canada||Government of Canada||Rolling deadline|
|The Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture||Berggruen Institute||Now open|
|Vetlesen Prize||Columbia University||Now open|
|Blue Planet Prize||Asahi Glass Foundation|
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