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Faculty Awards from External Organizations

University System of Georgia

Each year the University System of Georgia (USG) recognizes teaching excellence with a variety of awards.

Find information about winners and the criteria for each award:

Note: The winners’ portfolios are available in the annual list of recipients.


Award Type Organization Name Due Date Criteria/Eligibility
Engagement Campus Compact The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award April This award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late career at institutions without tenure) each year.
Engagement Campus Compact Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty May Only full-time faculty from U.S. public and private not-for-profit colleges and universities who have not submitted tenure materials for review prior to the award deadline are eligible for the Award.
Engagement Corporation for National and Community Service President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll April The 2014 Honor Roll will recognize higher education institutions in four categories:
Innovation The American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences Varies per prize The Academy awards eight prizes that recognize excellence in the sciences and the humanities and a commitment to the ideals of the Academy.
Research and Creative Arts The John Smith Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Guggenheim Fellowship September Often characterized as "midcareer" awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
Innovation and Public Service in Medical Sciences The Lasker Foundation Lasker Award Varies per prize The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine

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