Achievement Award

Honouring a Leader in Health Research

About the Award

SHRF's Achievement Award is presented at the annual Santé Awards celebration. The Achievement Award honours individuals in Saskatchewan’s health research community who inspire us with their drive, leadership, ingenuity and achievement. From basic science discoveries to visionary health policy, these individuals are contributing to the improved health of citizens by enabling a high performing health system and building a robust culture of health research and innovation in Saskatchewan. 

The Achievement Award celebrates health research success in Saskatchewan by recognizing someone who has distinguished themselves within the health research community and who has demonstrated significant contributions to the health of our province. One award per year will be presented. 


The successful recipient is recognized for: 

  • Health research contributions; 

  • Research advances; and 

  • Health research capacity building.  

Important Dates

July 15, 2020

October 15, 2020

Nomination Process Opens (See form below to nominate someone)

Nomination Deadline

Review Period

Mid October to

Early November

Early November

December 3, 2020

Notification (confidential)

Santé Awards (award presentation)

Nomination Process and Supporting Documents

The Call for Nominations is now CLOSED. 


Selection of the SHRF Achievement Award recipient is determined by a national panel of accomplished health researchers. The recipient will be announced at SHRF’s Santé Awards. All other nominations will remain confidential. 

Watch for the winner announcement during our Santé Awards.


If you have any questions, email SHRF at or call 306-975-1680.  

Join us in celebrating Saskatchewan’s health research leaders. Nominate someone deserving today! 

About the Santé Awards

SHRF’s annual Santé Awards celebrates health research excellence in Saskatchewan. The event is a chance to: 

  • Recognize researchers for their contributions to a robust culture of health research and innovation

  • Raise awareness of the outstanding health research happening in Saskatchewan to improve the health of citizens and create a high performing health system

  • Foster and strengthen connections with the research community, our partners and other provincial supporters


Santé attracts world-class health researchers, provincial and municipal government leaders, representatives from non-profit organizations and other health research supporters.

See more details about the event.