Canada Council for the Arts Awards, Prizes, and Fellowships

Every year the Canada Council awards a broad range of prestigious prizes to more than 200 Canadian artists and scholars in recognition of their quest for innovation and excellence.

Eligibility: Please refer to each individual prize's page on the website for further details. 

Note: There are three ways to apply, depending on the award: by application, by nomination, or by grant application. If an institutional nomination is permitted, please submit a candidate suggestion form three months in advance of the external deadline to recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes. For more information, please contact

Agency website

Upcoming Deadlines

January 01, 2024January 01, 2024 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Canada Council for the Arts Awards, Prizes, and Fellowships Recognition for Canadian artists and scholars. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.