Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Bancroft Award

The award is given for publication, instruction, and research in the earth sciences that have conspicuously contributed to public understanding and appreciation of the subject. It consists of a diploma and is offered every two years if there is a suitable candidate.

Note: There are two routes for nomination: (1) by a Fellow, and supported by two other nominators, or (2) by Institutional Members, supported by two other nominators, neither of whom needs to be a Fellow. Institutional Members may nominate a max. of one candidate for every Medal or Award being offered each year. If an institutional nomination is sought, please contact Institutional Strategic Awards at well in advance of the nomination deadline.

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Upcoming Deadlines

March 01, 2022March 01, 2022 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Bancroft Award Awards instructions and research in the science of geology. .
* 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.