Smith Engineering proudly offers a variety of research awards to recognize and support the outstanding research of our faculty and students.

Research and Mobility Awards for faculty members are listed below.

Travel awards for graduate students and an undergraduate summer research award are listed on a separate page for student awards.

Visiting Research Leaders Award

The Visiting Research Leaders Award supports visits of a leading engineering researcher to Queen's, to inspire and engage with our students and faculty.

Award amount: up to $10,000.

Study Level: Faculty
Deadline: Closed

Outbound International Faculty Mobility Awards

This program supports research trips to other academic institutions abroad by faculty with primary appointment in the five Engineering departments, to increase international collaborations.

Award amount: up to $8,000

Study Level: Faculty
Deadline: Closed

Way Memorial Trust Award

The Way Memorial Trust Award is intended to support research in Smith Engineering.

WAY Terms of Reference

WAY Past Recipients

Study Level: Faculty
Deadline: Closed for 2023

Excellence in Research Award

The Excellence in Research Award is intended to recognize outstanding contributions by faculty members to the research environment in Smith Engineering. The award is intended to reward mid-career faculty for their research excellence as indicated by quality and impact of published research, research productivity and research leadership. Fostering the development of collaborative research initiatives within the Faculty, within the university, and both nationally and internationally as well as a broader impact on society will also be considered.

EXC Terms of Reference

EXC Past Recipients

Study Level: Faculty
Deadline: Closed

Research Centre's Fund

The Research Centre's Fund is intended to advance the research mission of the university as well as attract and retain leading researchers.

RCF Terms of Reference

RCF Past Recipients

Study Level: Faculty
Deadline: Closed