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Royal Society of Canada Fellowships 2018

 

Election to Fellowship in the RSC, Canada’s national academy, is the highest honour that can be attained by Canadian scholars, researchers, and artists. Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their field, and thus represent the pinnacle of Canadian intellectual leadership. Their exceptional intellectual achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, intellectual endeavours, or creative activities exhibiting original contributions in the arts, humanities, or sciences, as well as activities in public life.

Nominations

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.

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:

Nomination Process

A complete nomination package includes a Nomination Form and consists of:

1. An introductory letter from the Primary Nominator (one page; not an appraisal)
2. Two letters of co-nomination (one page each; not appraisals)
3. A 70-word citation written for non-specialists
4. A 1000-word detailed appraisal of achievements
5. The nominee’s CV (max. 50 pages)
7. Referee assessments with a 250-word biography of each referee respectively appended (max. three pages each, including the biography)

Resources

Guide on preparing a nomination

Document Examples

 

Deadline and Submission

Nominations must be submitted by December 1, 2017.  
Any nominations requiring an institutional signature must be submitted to Julaine Hall (julaine.hall@uwo.ca) in at Research Development & Services by November 3, 2017

Final dossiers are submitted by email to nominations@rsc-src.ca

 

Contact

Potential nominators and nominees are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall at Research Development & Services (julaine.hall@uwo.ca) regarding this opportunity.

Website: http://rsc.ca/en/fellows/elections-nominations