Internal 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 January 15
Chancellor’s Retiree of the Year Awards January 15
Donald W. Fancher Provost Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Continuing Education January 15
Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching November 1
Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching January 15
Provost’s Award for Creative Extension Programming by New Faculty January 15
Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education January 15
Provost’s Awards for University Citizenship January 15
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award January 15
Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award January 15
SEC Faculty Achievement Awards January 15
William H. Byler Distinguished Professor Award January 15
William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence January 8
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 December 16