International Council
for Canadian Studies


Governor General's International Award for 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.


Award Winners


Nomination Procedure

Eligibility:

  • Nominee Awards 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.

Adjudication:

  • 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 2001 competition for the 2002 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 2002 competition for the 2003 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  • Unless withdrawn by the nominator, a nomination is valid for three competitions.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.

Deadline: Nominations must be submitted no later than December 31 to:


The Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies
International Council for Canadian Studies
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