The following are eligibility requirements for all awards. Lead applicants must be:
- a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- an active researcher, student or individual working in housing
- in good standing with CMHC
- able to undertake research applicable to one or more of the strategy’s priority areas for action or address Northern or remote housing
Award-specific eligibility criteria are located on each award page and related Applicant Guide.
2019 President’s Medal:
Researchers outside of the housing domain may apply if they can demonstrate that their submissions can be applied to future housing affordability.