Award Opportunities – Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities – Sep to Dec 2018

Sep 15 Deadline – Wolf Prize: Awarded to renowned scientists and artists for their achievements for humanity and for friendly relations between peoples, regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, gender, or political outlook. The fields of science include agriculture, chemistry, mathematics, medicine and physics, and in art - in annual rotation - architecture, music, painting and sculpture.

Sep 30 Deadline – Fukuoka Prizes: The Fukuoka Prize was established to honor outstanding achievements by individuals or groups/organizations in preserving and creating the unique and diverse cultures of Asia.

Oct 15 Deadline – Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Awards: Business in Vancouver is seeking B.C.'s outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees are chosen based on the criteria of professional accomplishments, influence, and business community involvement.

Oct 15 Deadline – Surrey Innovation Awards: The Surrey Innovation Awards celebrates, educates, and connects innovators across all industries by Surrey businesses and helps make Surrey a recognized hub of innovation by igniting a new narrative for our city, strengthening its economic future and building the spirit of innovation. Categories incl. Small Business Innovation Award, Young Innovator Award.

Oct 23 Deadline – Arctic Inspiration Awards: The Arctic Inspiration Prize is intended for multidisciplinary teams who have made a substantial, demonstrated and distinguished contribution to the gathering of Arctic knowledge and who have provided a concrete plan and commitment to implement their knowledge into real world application for the benefit of the Canadian Arctic, its Peoples and therefore Canada as a whole.

Nov 24 Deadline – Governor General’s International Award in Canadian Studies: Intended for a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship and to the development of Canadian Studies Internationally.

Dec 8 Deadline – BC Business 30 Under 30: From CEOs to entrepreneurs to philanthropists, BC Business is looking for young guns in their 20s who are excelling professionally, innovating their industry and making competitors nervous.

Dec 22 Deadline – Canadian Innovation Awards: Recognize and celebrate exceptional achievement by individuals, companies, and organizations in the field of technology and business innovation in Canada.

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Sep 20 Deadline – Kyoto Prize: Those worthy of the Kyoto Prize will be people who have, as have we at Kyocera, worked humbly and devotedly, sparing no effort to seek perfection in their chosen professions. They will be individuals who are sensitive to their own human fallibility and who thereby hold a deeply rooted reverence for excellence. Their achievements will have contributed substantially to the cultural, scientific, and spiritual betterment of mankind. Perhaps most importantly, they will be people who have sincerely aspired through the fruits of their labors to bring true happiness to humanity.

Sep 24 Deadline – Global Young Academy Membership: The Global Young Academy aims to become the voice of young scientists around the world. To realize our vision we develop, connect, and mobilize new talent from six continents. Moreover we empower young researchers to lead International, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational dialogue with the goal to make global decision making evidence-based and inclusive.

Sep 30 Deadline – Stockholm Water Prize: Honours individuals, organizations and institutions whose work contributes to the conservation and protection of water resources, and to the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants.

Oct 1 Deadline – National Academy of Science Awards: Since 1886, the Canadian Academy of Sciences has honored outstanding achievement in the physical, biological, and social sciences through its awards program.

Nov 20 Deadline – Edison Achievement Award: Edison Awards honors one or more individuals who, through their careers, their leadership and their achievements, have distinguished themselves by making a significant and lasting contribution to the world of innovation.

Nov 30 Deadline – Small Business BC Award: The Small Business BC Awards recognizes the contributions and achievements of BC small business owners.

Nov 30 Deadline – Dan David Prize: The prizes are granted to individuals or institutions with proven, exceptional, distinct excellence in the sciences, arts, humanities, public service and business, that have made and continue to make an outstanding contribution to humanity on the basis of merit, without discrimination of gender, race, religion, nationality, or political affiliation.

Dec 15 Deadline – Gruber Prizes: The International Prize Program honours individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, and Neuroscience, whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Dec 18 Deadline – Albert Einstein World Award of Science: Recognition and encouragement for scientific and technological research and development. It takes into special consideration research which has brought true benefit and wellbeing to mankind.