Government of Canada
04/21/22 11:59 AM Pacific Time; Postmarked for mailed nominations.
Awards to Canada elementary and secondary school teachers and groups of teachers from any discipline to honor exceptional contributions to education, as well as for excellence in STEM education. Award recipients will receive national recognition for their achievements in education and a certificate from the Prime Minister.
This awards program includes:
Teachers are eligible for two awards:
In selecting award recipients, the committee looks for clear evidence that nominees have excelled in all of the following five areas:
Applications for the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and for Teaching Excellence in STEM are judged on the same selection criteria.
The achievements of all recipients are promoted both nationally and in the teachers' home communities. Certificate of Excellence recipients are profiled in individual videos describing their exemplary teaching practices and how they might be replicated by other educators. The videos will be used to dynamically share national recipients' stories with the education community and the media helping to promote their accomplishments. The videos will be posted on-line and shared on social media.
GrantWatch ID#: 144481
Up to 35 awards (10 Excellence, 25 Achievement) are offered for Teaching Excellence and up to 17 awards (2 Excellence, 15 Achievement) for Teaching Excellence in STEM.
Recipients of the award receive the following:
- A certificate from the Prime Minister
- Promotion of their best teaching practices
- National recognition for their contribution to excellence in education in Canada
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed nomination packages can be sent on-line, by email or by regular mail:
Email submissions must be sent to email@example.com
Prime Minister's Awards
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
C.D. Howe Building
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
If you are having trouble downloading the nomination form, you can use the PDF print only nomination form (ZIP, 278 KB) or email the above email address and you will be sent the form by email.
Regardless of how you submit your nomination you will receive an email confirmation that your nomination was received. If you do not receive confirmation within 48 hours please contact 613-991-4255 or the above email address.
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