Nature of Award: In recognition of the primary importance of teaching excellence to the task of Queen's University, the Alumni Association and the Senate shall offer the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition of such excellence demonstrated by teachers at Queen's. The Award may be presented annually to one recipient, normally at a Spring Convocation and will consist of a statuette and a cheque for the sum of $5,000. Requests for nominations from alumni, students and stuff will be solicited in the fall issues of the Queen's Alumni Review, the Queen's Journal and the Queen's Gazette. Nomination forms must completed and signed by five students, staff or alumni and submitted to the Secretary of the Teaching Award Committee, Department of Alumni, Queen's University, before the last Friday in January.
Nature of Award: Each year, the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University shall honour two professors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the education of students of Queen's University through their teaching excellence. The award is the highest honour which is given to instructors of Queen's by Students. Nominations for the Award can be submitted by any students of the University in the form of letters of support from a primary nominator, and at least two other letters from other students in the class, students from other classes that the instructor teaches, students who have the instructor as an undergraduate thesis advisor, the DSC representative (or equivalent), alumni, professors, etc....
W.J. Barnes Award
Nature of Award: Each year the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Society presents an award to deserving members of the Faculty of Arts and Science who have made a significant contribution to teaching. Nominations must reach the Chair of the selection committee by early February.
Nature of Award: The award is given by the Biology Departmental Student Council and is to recognize a professor for their excellence in teaching.
Nature of Award: The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada have joined together to reward exceptional contributions to teaching and learning at Canadian universities. Nominations for the Fellowships are submitted by teachers on their own behalf, or by their colleagues. Candidates need not be members of STLHE. The "Call for Nominations" is usually posted in January with a nomination deadline of mid-May. Guidelines for nominators can be found at the following link:
Nature of Award: The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations provides awards to outstanding performances in teaching. A nominator submits a brief to OCUFA outlining the excellence of the teacher. A selection panel chooses a successful nominee and presents a citation and gift at an awards ceremony.
Last updated: 2009-01-10