Call for Nominations – Royal Society of Canada – New Scholars

In 2014 the Royal Society of Canada  will inaugurate its College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists. These prestigious memberships will last seven years and be awarded to individuals demonstrating exceptional accomplishment or promise in their field.

Deadline: to suggest a nominee to Western is Friday, January 10, 2014.

  • The Faculty of Education may forward 3 names of individuals to Western.
  • Western will adjudicate all of the nominations received and the six most competitive candidates will be invited to prepare a complete nomination package.

Eligibility: Nominees must be exceptionally talented, highly productive individuals within 15 years of conferral (i.e., after April 30, 1999) of their PhD or equivalent. Nominees must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Members shall embody diversity and inclusivity in terms of discipline, gender, ethno-racial background, Aboriginality, and official language.

The full call for nominations is attached and includes details on the nomination requirements.

If you would like to nominate one of your colleagues at the Faculty of Education for this award, please contact Karen Kueneman or Susan Rodger.


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