Faculty Awards & Research Support

Faculty investiture
Award Name Nominator Eligibility College Deadline Campus Deadline Announcement
Researcher of the Year Award Anyone in UIC community All faculty with full-time appointment at UIC (tenured, tenure-track, research, clinical) N/A October December
Teaching Recognition Program: (TRP) Self nomination only Tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty as well as lecturers, instructors, and adjunct faculty who have teaching appointments of greater than 49% and have been teaching at UIC for at least three years. See Guidelines for full details. N/A September 15, 2020- Intent to Apply due October 15, 2020- Application due March
UIC Distinguished Professor Department, college or individual faculty members Faculty who have made a significant impact upon their field through scholarship, creativity and leadership January 22, 2021 February 19, 2021 Mid-Summer
UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominations begin at department level; vote by department advisory committee Tenured and tenure-track faculty with full-time appointments. Must have taught at UIC for ten years. January 22, 2021 February 19, 2021 Mid-Summer
University Scholar Award Most often departmental executive officer (confidential) Outstanding faculty members who have demonstrated superior performance in scholarly activities in both research and teaching and who show great promise for future achievements. January 22, 2021 February 19, 2021 Mid-Summer
LAS Master Teacher Award Executive Officer Associate or full professors in LAS February 8, 2021 N/A Spring
LAS Diversity Initiative Award Program Members of LAS Faculty, students, or staff within the college. February 22, 2021 by 5:00 pm N/A N/A
U of I System: Expanding the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities Faculty Faculty from across the U of I's three universities. March 1 - Intent to Submit notice --then March 15-EO should send 1) Draft of Proposal 2) Proposed budget 3) A few sentences of proposal highlights April 1 due to U of I System TBD
LAS Distinguished Professor Award Any faculty member with at least 50% in LAS, needs EO endorsement Tenured faculty with 50% in LAS March 19, 2021 N/A April
LAS Faculty Service Award Faculty or staff in LAS Tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty with 50% in LAS March 19, 2021 N/A April
UIC Scholarship Support Program Self nomination Tenure system faculty N/A Rolling Ongoing