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Professor Signé has won over 70 awards internationally. 

Selected listing

Andrew Carnegie Corporation

Andrew Carnegie Fellow (to the “country’s most creative thinkers”)

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World Economic Forum

Young Global Leader (one of the world’s most prestigious and exclusive rising leader programs)

Sustainable Development Impact Summit Inaugural Expert

African Union

Youth Advisory Board Executive

American Political Science Association

Campus Teaching Award (largest and best political science association in the world with 13,000 members in 80 countries)


Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow Program (an “elite group of Africa’s highest potential,” the “generation that drives the transformation of Africa”)

Leadership for Change in Africa Fellowship Award

African Leadership Institute
Atlantic Dialogues - German Marshall Fund of the United States

Emerging Leader Award (bestowed on “rising leaders […] in the world of politics and business” who engage with the most influential public- and private-sector senior world leaders around the Atlantic basin"

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New Leader for Tomorrow Award

Crans Montana Forum
Stanford University

Recognition Award (“exceptional contributions to the postdoc experience and major university policy changes”)

African Studies Distinguished Leadership Award, Center for African Studies (“In recognition and honor of distinguished contributions to African studies, innovative teaching, outstanding mentorship, and exceptional service to the community")

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University of Alaska, Anchorage

Faculty Appreciation Award

Department of Political Science Best Professor Award

Order of Excellence by the Union of Students

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Academic Research and Creative Activity

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

African Achievers Award

“Continental achievers who contribute immensely to the advancement of Africa” (Archbishop Tutu is a former awardee)

JCI Top 10

Young Outstanding Persons in the World Honoree

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Canadian Government

Caring Canadian Award, Commander-in-Chief and Head of State

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Quebec Government’s Claude Mason Award for the exceptional quality of national and international engagements and contributions

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Doctoral Award

Doctoral Award - Faculty of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Award for the Best International PhD Dissertation


Public Policy Fellow

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Banting Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Brookings Institute

Rubenstein Fellow

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