Governor General's International Award in Canadian Studies
The Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies is intended for a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship and to the development of Canadian Studies internationally.
- 2012 award winner - Simon Langlois
- 2011 award winner – Gerry Turcotte
- 2010 award winner – Brian Young
- 2009 award winner – Zilá Bernd
- 2008 award winner – Robert Schwartzwald
- 2007 award winner – Maria Teresa Gutierrez-Haces
- 2006 award winner – Christl Verduyn
- 2005 award winner – Serge Jaumain
- 2004 award winner – William H. New
- 2003 award winner – Karen Gould
- 2002 award winner – David R. Cameron
- 2001 award winner – Masako Iino
- 2000 award winner – John Lennox
- 1999 award winner – Charles F. Doran
- 1998 award winner – Thomas H.B. Symons
- 1997 award winner – Robin Winks
- 1996 award winner – Maurice Lemire
- 1995 award winner – Alan C. Cairns
- Nominee may be citizens of any country.
- Posthumous or self-nominations are not accepted.
- Members of the ICCS Executive Committee cannot be nominated during their term of office.
- Recipients of the former Northern Telecom Canadian Studies Awards (1983-1991) are not eligible.
- Nominations are reviewed and decisions made by an international jury, appointed for a three-year term by the ICCS.
- Nominations are treated confidentially by the selection committee.
- The prize is awarded alternately to an individual having and having essentially had a Canadian Studies career in Canada (the competition in the odd years, e.g. the 2011 competition for the 2012 award) and to an individual having and having essentially had a Canadian Studies career in another country (the competition in the even years, e.g. the 2012 competition for the 2013 award).
- Unless withdrawn by the nominator, a nomination is valid for three competitions.
Content of Nominations
- Full statement explaining the reasons for the nomination;
- Copy of the nominee's full curriculum vitae;
- A maximum of four letters of recommendation;
- A maximum of five publications. Publications written in a language other than English or French should be accompanied by a one-page statement in one of the official languages of Canada, explaining the content and significance of the publications.
Nominations must be submitted no later than November 23rd to:
The Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies
International Council for Canadian Studies
250 City Centre Avenue, Suite 303
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7 Canada
Tel:  (613) 789-7834
Fax:  (613) 789-7830