Faculty Awards & Research Support

Faculty investiture
Award Name Nominator Eligibility College Deadline Campus Deadline Announcement
Teaching Recognition Program: (TRP) Self nomination only Tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty as well as others with a demonstrated long-term commitment to teaching at UIC (such as lecturers, instructors, and adjuncts). See Guidelines for full details. N/A September 15, 2021- Intent to Apply due October 15, 2021- Application due March (tentative)
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 21, 2022 (expected) TBD- Announced in November 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 21, 2022 (expected) TBD- Announced in November 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 21, 2022 (expected) TBD- Announced in November Mid-Summer
LAS Distinguished Professor Award Any faculty member with at least 50% in LAS, needs EO endorsement Tenured faculty with 50% in LAS March 17, 2022 N/A April
LAS Faculty Service Award Faculty or staff in LAS Tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty with 50% in LAS March 17, 2022 N/A April
LAS Diversity Initiative Award Program Members of LAS Faculty, students, or staff within the college. TBD for 2022 N/A N/A
UIC Scholarship Support Program Self nomination Tenure system faculty N/A Rolling Ongoing
U of I System: Expanding the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities Faculty Faculty from across the U of I's three universities. TBD TBD TBD
Researcher of the Year Award Anyone in UIC community All faculty with full-time appointment at UIC (tenured, tenure-track, research, clinical) N/A TBD TBD
LAS Master Teacher Award Executive Officer Associate or full professors in LAS TBD TBD TBD