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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
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