Research Western

Trudeau Research Fellowships

Trudeau Fellowships are among Canada’s most prestigious awards. They are valued at $225,000 (over three years), and the title, “Trudeau Fellow” is awarded for life. Fellows join a growing community of researchers and creators in an impressive array of fields. They take regular part in events organized by the Trudeau Foundation to disseminate their work and share ideas with national and international experts. Fellowships, therefore support outstanding individuals who have the drive and ability to take on some of the most critical issues of modern society, setting themselves apart through their research achievements, creativity, and social commitment to one or more of the Foundation’s four themes:

  • Human Rights And Dignity
  • Responsible Citizenship
  • Canada in the World
  • People and their natural environment

Nomination Process

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian university or a Foundation Fellow. 

A complete nomination will consist of:

Deadline and Submission

Internal Deadline: November 10, 2017 (submit to

Foundation Deadline: December 4, 2017

Complete nominations are to be submitted via the Foundation's portal 


Potential nominators and nominees are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall at Research Development & Services ( regarding this opportunity.