Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) A.M. Turing Award

Since its inauguration in 1966, the ACM A. M. Turing Award has recognized major contributions of lasting importance in computing. Through the years, it has become the most prestigious technical award in the field, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of computing.” It includes a $1 million prize funded by Google.

Eligibility: Although the long-term influences of the nominee's work are taken into consideration, there should be a particular outstanding and trend-setting technical achievement that constitutes the principal claim to the award. The most appropriate person to submit a nomination would be a recognized member of the community who is not from the same organization as the candidate and who can address the candidate’s impact on the broader community.

Note: For assistance with a nomination, please contact Institutional Strategic Awards at  For an external expert review of a draft nomination, arranged through Universities Canada, please get in touch with at least six weeks prior to the agency deadline.

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Upcoming Deadlines

December 15, 2021December 15, 2021 Verified Date
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) A.M. Turing Award Recognizes major contributions of lasting importance to computing. .