Internal Awards Summary and FAQs

Summary of Internal Awards
Prize Name# of AwardsDomain*Eligibility by Career Stage (delays may extend these) and Years at UBC
Killam Accelerator Research FellowshipUp to 6All - Health, NSE, SSHUp to 15 years past PhD, typically 3-4 years past tenure
Killam Faculty Research FellowshipUp to 10All - Health, NSE, SSHPreference given to those within 14 years past PhD
President’s Award for Public Education through Media1 awardAll - Health, NSE, SSHOpen to all career stages
Killam Faculty Research PrizesUp to 10 (5 SSH and 5 NSE/Health, and for each at least 3 are Senior)All - Health, NSE, SSHPreference given to those 12 years or more past PhD; must have been at UBC at least 3 years
Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize1 awardAll - Health, NSE, SSHNo specific career stage requirements, but is a senior career award
Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research1 award NSE (must hold NSERC grant)Up to 12 years past PhD; must have been at UBC at least 5 years
Dorothy Somerset Award and Sam Black Award (rotating biennial schedule)1 awardSSHOpen to all career stages; must have been at UBC at least 5 years

*Broad domains of Health, Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE), and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)

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