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

*New this year*: Please note that candidates must submit completed applications to their faculty Dean by 31 October via cuResearch, rather than the portal that was used in previous years.

The fillable application form can be found HERE.

The guidelines for the supporting materials can be found HERE.

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

Recipients of the RAA awards can be found HERE.