Awards

Our faculty make significant contributions in the classroom, in the lab, in the community and far beyond the MU campus.

We celebrate their outstanding accomplishments in academics and research with faculty awards, and we encourage faculty to seek out national awards to be recognized for their work. Below, you will find the information you need to apply for Campus awards, UM System awards, and National awards.

For more information, contact us at: MUProvostAwards@missouri.edu

Campus & UM System Awards

All nominations and supporting materials for the awards below should be submitted to the divisional dean who may establish an earlier deadline than the ones noted below.

Chancellor’s & Provost’s Awards

Annual Deadline

~ Due the following business day when falls on a weekend or holiday.

Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity March 1
Chancellor’s Retiree of the Year Awards March 1
Donald W. Fancher Provost Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Continuing Education March 1
Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching October 1
Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching March 1
Provost’s Award for Creative Extension Programming by New Faculty March 1
Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education March 1
Provost’s Awards for University Citizenship March 1
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award March 1
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award March 1
SEC Faculty Achievement Awards January 15
William H. Byler Distinguished Professor Award March 1
William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence January 15

 

Other Campus Awards Deadline
MU Excellence in Advising Award Refer to website for award details
MU Faculty-Alumni Awards Refer to website for award details
MU Faculty Council Shared Governance Award Refer to website for award details
MU International Engagement Awards Refer to website for award details
MU Staff Recognition Awards Refer to website for award details

 

UM System Awards

Annual Deadline

~ Due the following business day when falls on a weekend or holiday.

C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship (Intercampus Competition) February 1
Curators’ Distinguished Professorships March 1
Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professorships March 1
Thomas Jefferson Award January 17

 

National Awards

Below is a searchable list of national, honorific awards. If you are interested in applying for one of these awards, please reach out to us at MUProvostAwards@missouri.edu, as we are here to help you put together your application.