Research Achievement Awards (RAA):

The Carleton University Research Achievement Awards are administered by the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International). Established in 1989, the purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding research achievements. They are defined under the C.U.A.S.A. Collective Agreement (Article 41.2), 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 the research productivity of the recipients

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

A sample of the webform application can be found HERE.

The Guidelines for the supporting materials can be found HERE.

Should you have any questions about the RAA application process, please contact the Office of your Faculty Dean, or CORIS Internal Programs Administrator, Sarah Adams at

Past recipients of the RAA awards can be found here.