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Deadlines, Submission Requirements and Timelines


  • The deadline for submitting nominations occurs in August of each year. Please visit this web page closer to that date for more details.


Submission Requirements

  • The completed dossier should be submitted, in a single PDF file, through the Society’s Dropbox.
  • To the same Dropbox, please submit a separate, high resolution (minimum 300 dpi), digital photograph of the nominee, head and shoulders.
  • All files received in the Dropbox will be acknowledged by an automated email reply.Please do not forward hard copy documents, CDs, flash drives, or other electronic media.


  • The Selection Committee chooses the Fellows in early January. 
  • Successful nominees are informed by telephone two weeks later.  Unsuccessful nominees will receive feedback letters promptly.
  • Maclean’s magazine releases Fellows’ names publicly in early February in its University issue.  Until this release date, the identity of the new Fellows is absolutely confidential information.
  • The new Fellows are invited into the Fellowship at the STLHE conference in June.
  • The new Fellows are invited to a four-day retreat at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in November.