Research Western

Hellmuth Prizes 2018

The Hellmuth Prizes for Achievement in Research provide a way for all members of the Western community to appreciate and celebrate research achievement of our most distinguished faculty members in all research areas. Two prizes (consisting of a plaque and a $1,500 cash award) will be presented at a public ceremony in the spring, with each winner making a short address. Hellmuth Prize winners are introduced at the Spring Convocation of the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies.  The prize consists of a $1500 cash award and a plaque.

Program Guidelines

Program-Specific Guidelines and Award Results

Nomination Process

Each faculty may submit one candidate for each Prize.  A complete nomination package includes the following:

The Hellmuth internal adjudication and selection process is managed by Western Research. The awards will be adjudicated by a selection committee chaired by the Vice-President (Research). The committee will have appropriate balance to enable adjudication across broad research disciplines.

Indirect costs are not supported by this program.


The nomination submission deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Final nomination packages must be compiled into one .pdf file and submitted directly to


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding this prize and the nomination process.