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.

AWARD WINNERS

2019 award winner – Ursula Mathis-Moser
  • 2022 award winner – Jane Koustas
  • 2021 award winner – Patrick James
  • 2020 award winner – Denys Delâge 
  • 2019 award winner – Ursula Mathis-Moser
  • 2018 award winner – Douglas Francis
  • 2017 award winner – Maeve Conrick
  • 2016 award winner – Alain-G. Gagnon
  • 2015 award winner – Wolfgang Klooß 
  • 2014 award winner – Claude Couture
  • 2013 award winner – Jacques Palard
  • 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

NOMINATION PROCEDURE

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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.

ADJUDICATION

  • Nominations are reviewed and decisions made by the ICCS Awards and Grants 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 2023 competition for the 2024 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 2024 competition for the 2025 award).
  • A nomination is valid for three competitions. However, the nomination must be filed anew in the next competition round.

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 November 24 to:

International Council for Canadian Studies

c/o Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University

723 Kaneff Tower

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada

E-mail: iccsciec@yorku.ca