Awards

University of Alberta Awards

The University of Alberta promotes teaching excellence, scholarship and innovation by administering awards and funding. 

We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.


Awards For Faculty Excellence
  • Henry Marshall Tory Chair
  • McCalla Professorship
  • University Cup
  • University of Alberta Distinguished Professor
  • Vargo Teaching Chair

Awards For Teaching Excellence
  • Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching
  • Provost's Award for Early Achievement of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
  • Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
  • Teaching Unit Award
  • William Hardy Alexander Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

External Teaching Awards
  • 3M National Teaching Fellowships (STLHE)
  • Alan Blizzard Award (STLHE)
  • D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning (STLHE)
  • Distinguished Academic Award (CAUT)

Other Awards and Funding

For a complete list of academic awards and recipients visit ualberta.ca/academicawards. Use the search tool or navigate to the award you are interested in. For discipline specific awards select the appropriate field of study and determine which award(s) are applicable.