A Canadian university may nominate one or more candidates. Each candidate must meet the eligibility criteria.
The documents for a nomination are to be submitted via email by the following parties:
- cover page
- nomination letter
- curriculum vitae
- research program and plan
- recent paper and four abstracts
- referee information
- reference letters
All documents are to be sent to email@example.com.
Submitted by the Nominating University
The university is to send the following documents on behalf of the nominee:
1. Cover page
Send a cover page with this information about the nominee:
- PhD information (year obtained and field of study)
- mailing address
- telephone number (work and home)
- email address
2. Nomination letter
Send a scan of a nomination letter signed by a university official. The letter should address the following criteria:
- the excellence and innovation of the nominee's work as demonstrated by
- record of publications and research
- citations to and commentary on the nominee’s work
- recognition by peers
- the nominee's recognition as a leader in his or her field
- how the nominee's work and research plans align with the Bank's core functions
- the nominee's potential to contribute to the education and development of new researchers
3. Curriculum vitae
Send the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Include with it a summary listing the following:
- wholly-written books (other than edited volumes or textbooks)
- published and forthcoming articles (2008 to 2017)
- Include: refereed and non-refereed journal articles, chapters in books and discussant’s comments
- Do not include: working papers, papers in progress, papers under review, papers presented at seminars or conferences, newspaper articles, book/paper reviews, online works, blogs or courses, or reprinted articles
- research grants and awards (2008 to 2017)
- Do not include: teaching awards, travel grants, or visiting professor, chair or distinguished scholar positions
4. Research program and plan
Send a document that describes the nominee’s current research program, and the research planned during the period of the Award (maximum 4,000 words).
5. Recent paper and four abstracts
Send a copy of a recent paper by the nominee, together with abstracts of four additional papers by the nominee. These may be either published or unpublished and authored or co-authored by the nominee.
Submitted by the Nominee
6. Referee information
The nominee is to send the following information about two independent referees who have agreed to provide letters of reference:
- telephone number
- email and mailing address
The referees must be established authorities in their fields who have not collaborated or had a supervisory/personal relationship with the nominee within five years of the nomination, and are not affiliated with the nominee's institution.
Submitted by Independent Referees
7. Reference letters
Referees should consult the Nomination Letter section for guidance on the criteria to be addressed in the reference letter.
Each referee must send a scan of his or her signed letter of reference directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.