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Prestigious awards

Prestigious awards are an opportunity for University of Waterloo researchers to be recognized and rewarded by external organizations for the value of their research.

The list below provides detail categorized by discipline with further detail about eligibility requirements, etc.

Please note that deadlines or anticipated deadlines change often so check the website for the organization that is presenting the award regularly to be sure of the deadline.

General Interest

Applied Health Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Awards

RSC Medals

Recent awards

Linda Warley receiving Roy Prize.

Eric speaking at podium.


Awards Committee

The Waterloo Awards Committee promotes and facilitates the submission of high-quality nominations of Waterloo scholars across all disciplines for prestigious awards and honorific titles.

Upcoming Deadlines

November 30: Dan David Prize

November 30: Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research (Canadian Cancer Society)

December 1: Kavli Prize

December 1: Fellow of Royal Society of Canada

December 4: Trudeau Foundation Fellowships