Fellowship Award Nominations

Find out the eligibility and process for Fellowship Award nominations.


A Canadian university may nominate one or more candidates. Each candidate must meet the eligibility criteria.


The following parties must submit their nomination documents to by November 30, 2020.

To be submitted by the nominating university

The university is to send the following documents on behalf of the nominee as individual files:

1. Cover page

Send a cover page with this information about the nominee:

  • name
  • position/title
  • department
  • PhD information (year obtained and field of study)
  • mailing address
  • telephone number (work and home)
  • email address
  • Google Scholar ID Link
  • ORCID ID Link (optional)

2. Nomination letter

A nomination letter signed by an official representative of the university (e.g. University President, Dean of the Department / School of Business, etc.) confirming that the nominee is in good standing and meets the eligibility requirements (1 to 2 pages).

3. Curriculum vitae

Send the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Include with it a summary listing the following:

  • wholly-written books and book chapters
  • published and forthcoming articles in high impact peer-reviewed journals (2010-2020)
  • working papers (2010-2020)
  • conference proceedings (2010-2020)
  • research grants and awards (2010-2020)

In the summary it is not necessary to include:

  • edited volumes or textbooks
  • papers in progress, papers under review or papers presented at seminars or conferences
  • newspaper articles, book/paper reviews
  • online works, blogs or courses
  • reprinted articles
  • teaching awards, travel grants
  • 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. The document should be a maximum of 6 pages including references and works cited.

5. Recent paper and four abstracts

Send a copy of a recent paper by the nominee, together with abstracts of four additional papers. These may be either published or unpublished and authored or co-authored by the nominee.

To be submitted by independent referee

1. Reference letter

The nominee is encouraged but not required to have an independent referee submit a letter on their behalf. A signed copy of the letter should be sent by the referee to .