Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $25,000 PA / FOR 2 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Nov 08, 2011
Sponsor's: Nov 15, 2011

Subject Areas: International Trade and Finance, Economic Growth, Macroeconomics, Economics, Finance

The Governor's Award provides funding to exceptional assistant and associate professors working at Canadian universities who have demonstrated the potential to make exemplary research contributions in their fields. Governor's Award recipients are required to be Canadian citizens or eligible to work in Canada; have obtained a PhD within 10 years of application for the award; be employed by a Canadian university with a program in economics or business/finance as an assistant or associate professor during the tenure of the Fellowship. A Canadian university must nominate a candidate(s) who meets the eligibility and criteria requirements of the Governor's Award. Nominations must be limited to one applicant per faculty or similar academic unit per university with a program in economics or business/finance.

A Governor's Award can last for a period of two years. Upon ascertaining that the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements and has continued to make a professional contribution in the fields for which the Governor's Award was established, the Bank's Governing Council will confirm the renewal of the award for a second year.

Application Details:

The purpose of the Fellowship Program is to foster excellence in research and analysis, and to develop partnerships with experts outside the Bank in areas important to the Bank's mandate; i.e., macroeconomics, monetary economics, international finance, financial markets and institutions, financial stability and regulation, labour economics, and economic growth. The Governor's Award is one of the awards available under this program.

To be considered for the award, please submit the material as it appears online as a PDF document to the Bank of Canada no later than 15 November. The letter of nomination must be signed by an official representing the university. The letter must outline the qualities of the candidate and show the university's commitment towards the nomination. A suggested template for is provided on the agency website. Two letters of reference (signed and on official letterhead) are to be submitted by referees directly to the Bank of Canada no later than 15 November.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Patton,Justin

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