Governor's Award - Administration Requirements


For publicity purposes, Governor’s Award recipients grant permission to the Bank of Canada to publicly communicate their names and qualifications.

The Bank of Canada does not retain or claim ownership of, or exploitation rights to, intellectual property developed by the recipients. However, recipients are required to cite the Bank as a source of funding in any relevant publication that appears during the award term or resulting from work done during the term of the award.

Change of Award Recipient Status

The recipient must notify the Bank as soon as possible of a change or planned change of status such as: his or her affiliation with the university, a sabbatical or other leave.

Sabbatical or Leave of Absence

With the agreement of the university concerned, recipients would continue to be eligible for the Governor’s Award during a paid sabbatical.

The Award may be discontinued at any time during its two-year term in the event that the recipient no longer works at a Canadian university.

The award may be suspended during a recipient's unpaid leave of absence, provided this leave is during the first year of the Award.  The award recipient must confirm to the Bank no later than end of January of the second year of the Award if he/she is returning to a position as assistant, associate or full professor at a Canadian university during the year. If the recipient starts an unpaid leave of Absence in the second year of his/her Governor’s Award, the Award will be discontinued. If the Governor’s Award is discontinued or suspended (maximum a year), the Bank may ask for repayment of some or all of the funds on a pro-rata basis.