Honors & Awards

Faculty excellence is recognized and rewarded in a variety of ways at IUPUI. Recognition through campus and university honors and awards can add distinction to faculty members’ professional development as well as increase awareness of their teaching, research and scholarship, and engagement and service activities across IUPUI and Indiana University. Faculty at IUPUI have numerous opportunities for recognition, many of which include financial awards.

Academic Year 2020-2021
Awards and ceremonies for this academic year may look different. Ceremonies may switch to an online format or be hosted at a different time, and some awards will be deferred for this cycle. 

Below we have categorized awards by those that will accept nominations and be granted, and those that will be deferred for this year.

IUPUI Campus Awards

At IUPUI, the excellence of outstanding faculty, staff, and students is celebrated at ceremonies such as the Chancellor’s Academic Honors Convocation, Division of Undergraduate Education Spring Awards Convocation, and the .

 

Awards for 2020-2021

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a cash award of $1,000.

Eligibility: All full- and part-time faculty and academic professional staff members, including all advisors, mentors, and counselors at the TE, PA, and PB employee classification.

Deadline: Sunday, January 10, 2021

Nominations are submitted by academic units.

Notification of nomination timeline and process is sent annually to deans.

(If you are part of the nomination process of chancellor's scholars in your school and would like to be notified when information is sent to deans, please email the Office of Academic Affairs at ude[dot]iupui[at]aao).

Details and Nomination Process

Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in a master’s degree program and students pursuing a doctoral or professional degree.

Award Amount: This campuswide honor includes a $1,000 prize.

Eligibility: IUPUI seniors completing a baccalaureate degree in May, the preceding December, or following August are eligible.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: This award provides up to one year of research support for a collaborative research team. (See award for further details).

Eligibility: Please see web page for more details about eligibility.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients recieve a cash award of $1,000.

Eligibility: Candidates must be listed as an IUPUI TRIP Scholar.

Deferred Awards for 2020-2021

These awards will not be accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a cash award of $3,000.

Eligibility: All IUPUI faculty, full or part-time, are eligible for nomination.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: A $3,000 award will be given to one full-time faculty member which will be added to their base salary. A $2,000 cash award will be given to one part-time faculty member.

Eligibility: Any full-time faculty member teaching at IUPUI for at least three years is eligibile for the award. Any part-time faculty member teaching in the award cycle is eligible to be nominated for the part-time award.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a cash award of $3,000.

Eligibility: Any full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member who champions domestic and/or international diversity.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a $5,000 permanent base increase, over and above merit increases.

Eligibility: Senior faculty members who display a record of extensive accomplishment and leadership in teaching, research, and campus service.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Eligibilty: Any community organization that has partnered with IUPUI faculty, staff, student, or campus units to create a positive difference in the community through teaching (e.g., service learning, clinical, internship), research, or professional service may be nominated for this award. Nominees must have engaged in a meaningful and sustained program of collaboration with one or more campus units that has resulted in deepening student learning, advancing faculty/staff work, and improving community outcomes.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a base salary increase of $3,000.

Eligiblity: Full-time faculty members in any classification for whom professional service and teaching, research, or service in the Central Indiana community is an expectation and who have taught at IUPUI for at least five years, including at least one term in the year immediately preceding the nomination.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

The  is given to administrators who have contributed significantly to the IUPUI campus. The award is given as candidates are identified by the Indianapolis Faculty Council Executive Committee.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: A plaque is awarded at the Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation and the recipient receives $100.

Eligibility: All full-time faculty, who have worked for the university a minimum of 12 months, are eligible to be nominated for this award.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Details and Nomination Process

Award Amount: Recipients receive a $5,000 award, given annually and is added to their permanent base salary.

Eligibility: Open to all IUPUI and IUPUC faculty of any rank, including the regional medical centers.

This award has been deferred for the 2021 award cycle and will not be open for applications.

Indiana University Awards

Indiana University has a history of achievement. Since 1820, the university has been home to world-renowned researchers, scholars, musicians, professors, and students. Each year, outstanding faculty members from Indiana University campuses are honored with teaching awards and distinguished professorships at the at the Bloomington campus. The excellence of Indiana University’s award winners and the corresponding collection of awards over the past 194 years has been catalogued and can be reviewed at .