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.

Campus Awards Deadline
Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity April 15, 2021 (noon)
Chancellor’s Retiree of the Year Awards March 1, 2021
Donald W. Fancher Provost Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Continuing Education April 15, 2021 (noon)
Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching October 1, 2021 (noon)
Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching March 1, 2021 (noon)
MU Excellence in Advising Award Refer to website for award details
MU Excellence in Education Award Refer to website for award details
MU Faculty-Alumni Awards Refer to website for award details
MU Faculty Council Shared Governance Award March 1, 2021 (noon)
MU Staff Recognition Awards Varies depending on award
Provost’s Award for Creative Extension Programming by New Faculty April 15, 2021 (noon)
Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education March 1, 2021 (noon)
Provost’s Awards for University Citizenship March 1, 2021 (noon)
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award March 1, 2021 (noon)
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award March 1, 2021 (noon)
SEC Faculty Achievement Awards January 15, 2021 (noon)
William H. Byler Distinguished Professor Award March 1, 2021 (noon)
William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence January 15, 2021 (noon)

 

UM System Awards Deadline
C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship (Intercampus Competition) February 1, 2021
Curators’ Distinguished Professorships March 1, 2021 (noon)
Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professorships March 1, 2021 (noon)
President’s Award for Economic Development February 1, 2021
President’s Award for Excellence February 1, 2021
President’s Award for Faculty Engagement February 1, 2021
President’s Award for Innovative Teaching February 1, 2021
President’s Award for Intercampus Collaboration February 1, 2021
President’s Award for University Citizenship February 1, 2021
Thomas Jefferson Award February 1, 2021

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.