INTERNAL DEADLINE – Feb 12, 2021
SSHRC Talent Award – 2021 Competition
The SSHRC Talent Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual who, on April 1, 2021, holds a SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship. The Talent Award ($50,000 value) is given to an individual who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization, and has demonstrated clear potential to be a future leader within and/or outside the academic sector.
One Talent Award will be awarded by SSHRC from the nominations submitted by Canadian universities. The Talent Award may be taken up as a fellowship to fund the recipient’s doctoral or postdoctoral research over a one-year period, or may be used, within one year of receiving the award, as a grant to support research, knowledge mobilization or other research-related activities. At least 10 per cent of the award funds must be used to promote the recipient’s research achievements.
Eligibility: A nominee must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada at the time of nomination, must be an active social sciences and humanities researcher or student, and must hold a SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship or scholarship on April 1, 2021.
Nomination Deadline: Complete nomination packages must be received by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) by 4:00 pm on Friday, 26 February 2021.
For nomination procedures, please consult the G+PS website (https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/sshrc-talent-award). The contact for this funding opportunity is Natalie Thorson (email@example.com).