Nominate Faculty for Recognition

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (SPVAA) manages limited submission awards and non-restricted major external awards and nominee submissions. We encourage all faculty to send nominations for faculty recognition. For additional information and to propose a nomination, please contact Angela Mullis from SPVAA at angela.mullis@rutgers.edu.

Below are deadlines for Limited Submission Awards and Non-Restricted Awards. These dates are approximate, based on when we receive the information.

Limited Submission Awards

AWARD

START OF NOMINATION PERIOD

CAMPUS DEADLINE

Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry

The award is designed “to foster and encourage basic chemical research and to recognize, in a substantial manner, the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of mankind.”

January

January

Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering

To provide support for unusually creative researchers early in their careers.

January

February

Case/Carnegie U.S. Professor of The Year

To increase awareness of the importance of undergraduate instruction. The program recognizes faculty members for their achievements in teaching undergraduates.

February

March

Andrew W. Mellon New Directions Fellowship

To provide support for faculty members of exceptional quality in the Humanities and humanistic social sciences whose research would benefit from acquiring systematic training outside of their own discipline.

May

August

Neh Summer Stipend Program

To provide scholars with an opportunity to pursue research in the humanities that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public’s understanding of the humanities.

May

July

Searle Scholars Program

To support exceptional young scholars pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and biological sciences.

June

July

Pew Scholars Program In The Biomedical Sciences

To support young investigators of outstanding promise in basic and clinical sciences relevant to the advancement of human health.

May

September

Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

To stimulate and support creative research by promising researchers who have the potential of making a profound impact on the state of the art in their research discipline.

August

September

The National Blavatnik Awards For Young Scientists

To recognize high impact and innovative accomplishments in the life sciences, physical sciences & engineering, and chemistry.

August

September

Blavatnik Awards For Young Scientists (Regional)

To identify the country’s most promising faculty-rank scientists age 42 years or younger in three categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering.

August

November

Ho-Am Prize

To recognize outstanding achievements in research in the areas of basic science, engineering, technology, medicine and pharmacy, and outstanding contributions to culture and the arts.

August

September

Simons Investigators Programs Mathematics, Physics & Theoretical Computer Science, And Mathematical Modeling Of Living Systems

 

October

October

Mellon Sawyer Seminars

To bring together faculty members, foreign visitors, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students from a variety of fields mainly the humanities (including the arts, anthropology, social psychology, and political theory).

December

March

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Non-Restricted Awards

AWARDS

START OF NOMINATION PERIOD

DEADLINE

Harvey Prize (Israel Institute Of Technology)

Recognizes significant breakthroughs in science and technology.

January

February

Russ Berrie Award (Ramapo College Of New Jersey)

Recognizes the “unsung heroes” in New Jersey who have made uncommon contributions to the common good.

January

February

Balzan Prize (International Balzan Foundation)

Recognizes outstanding scholarly work in medieval history, sociology, quantum information processing and communication, and infectious diseases: basic and clinical aspects.

January

March

James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Offers pre-service (as well as in-service) teachers of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a Master’s degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution.

Janurary

March

The Holberg International Memorial Prize

Recognizes outstanding scholarly work in the fields of the arts and humanities, social science, law and theology.

March

June

Fellowship Opportunity At Durham University’s Institute Of Advanced Study

Seeks to catalyze new ideas by bringing together internationally recognized academics as well as writers, artists and practitioners.

April

June

The Raymond And Beverly Sackler Prize In Biophysics (Tel-Aviv University)

The prize is intended to promote originality and excellence of research in the field of biophysics.

April

June

Frederic W. Ness Book Award

Recognizes a book that contributes to the understanding and improvement of liberal education at the college level.

April

May

HHMI, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and The Simons Foundation Competition

The competition will strengthen the community of basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems.

April

July

BBVA Foundations Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Recognizes significant scientific advances of a theoretical or empirical nature, technological innovations and developments, and creations of outstanding works or singular performing styles in contemporary music.

May

June

ACLS Fellowship Competition

Offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career.

JULY

(DEADLINES VARY BY PROGRAM)

 

The Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievements

Honoring achievements and contributions in the fields of environmental science, environmental protection, energy and medicine.

August

September

Dan David Prize

Awarded to individuals and institutions with proven, exceptional excellence and contribution to humanity in the sciences, arts,humanities, public service and business.

August

November

Kavli Prize (The Norwegian Academy of Science And Letters)

Recognizes outstanding scientific achievements in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.

August

December

Robert Foster Cherry Award For Great Teaching

Designed to honor outstanding classroom communicators while bringing some of the best teachers in the English-speaking world to the Baylor University Campus.

September

November

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize In Physical Sciences (Tel-Aviv University)

Encourages dedication to science, originality, and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists.

September

November

Jefferson Science Fellows Competition

Jefferson Science Fellows serve for one year at the U.S. Department of State or USAID as science and technology advisors on foreign policy issues.

November

January

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