Research Achievement Awards (RAA):

The Carleton University Research Achievement Awards are administered by the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International). The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding research achievements. The awards were established in 1989 to enhance the quality of research and to recognize research excellence. These awards are defined under the C.U.A.S.A. Collective Agreement (Article 42.1), and are available to faculty employees only.

  • Each year ten (10) awards are granted to Carleton Researchers
  • Each award is valued at $15,000
  • The award is intended to enhance research productivity of the recipients

Online Submission: Candidates must submit completed applications to their Faculty Dean by October 31 via the online portal at

The guidelines for the application attachments can be found here.

Should you have any questions on the RAA application process, please contact the Office of your Faculty Dean, or CORIS Assistant Director, Christine Rivas

Past recipients of the RAA awards can be found here.