Excellence in Canadian Work-Family Research Award 2002

Objective: The Excellence in Canadian Work-Family Research Award acknowledges the best graduate and undergraduate work-family research papers written in 2002 by students from Canadian Universities. The Hudson’s Bay Company has generously sponsored these awards. The goal of the award is to increase knowledge of interdisciplinary efforts, and to support and encourage new scholars in the Canadian context.

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2003


The top three undergraduate and graduate papers will receive special mention, with the authors of the first place receiving $1,000 for best undergraduate paper, and $2,000 for best graduate paper.

Process of Nomination:

A minimum of two faculty must review and recommend a student’s paper for submission. The nomination form requires brief comment from faculty as to the contributions made by the paper, contact information for nominating faculty and contact information and signature of the student nominated.

Nomination forms with an electronic and paper copy of the paper are to be sent to the Awards Committee, Centre for Families, Work & Well-Being (CFWW), University of Guelph.

Special Conditions: As a condition of the award, the successful recipient will grant the Centre for Families, Work & Well-Being permission to reprint the article on our Web site, and in future publications as appropriate.


York University faculty members are reminded that applications for external sources of funding (i.e. outside York) must first be submitted to the Office of Research Administration (ORA) before forwarding them to the granting agencies. When submitting to ORA, applications must be accompanied by a completed ORA application checklist (including the Chair’s and dean’s signatures). To assist in meeting the agencies’ deadlines, it is recommended that applications normally be submitted one to two weeks prior.

For more information, contact Linda Hawkins, executive director CFWW, lihawkin@uoguelph.ca, Room 900 MacKinnon Building, University of Guelph, Guelph ON, N1G 2W1, 519-824-4120, ext. 3829, fax. 519-823-1388.

Or contact ORA, http://www.yorku.ca/oraweb, ext. 55055, fax: 55512.