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The 2021 teaching award recipients were announced on April 30,2021 during the USask Celebration of Teaching event.
Visit the Celebration of Teaching page to view a recording of the event and the recipient list.
Master Teacher Award
Awarded twice annually, at spring and fall convocations, the Master Teacher Award represents the highest level of recognition of teaching excellence at the University of Saskatchewan.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15th and August 15th each year.
Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards
Provost's College Awards
The Provost’s College Awards for Outstanding Teaching annually recognize an outstanding teacher in each College at the University of Saskatchewan.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations for the Provost's College Awards must be submitted to each college by February 1st.
Each college adjudicates these nominations, then must submit the successful nomination using the submission portal https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/ProvostCollegeAward by February 15th.
Provost's Themed Awards
The Provost's Themes Awards annually recognize four categories of teaching excellence across campus: Graduate Student Teacher Award, Support of Teaching and Learning Award, New Teacher Award, and Outstanding Teacher Award. The New Teacher and Outstanding Teacher Awards must align with one or more strategic themes.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations for the Provost's Themed Awards must be submitted using the submission portal https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/ProvostThemedAwards by February 15th.
Provost’s Prize for Collaborative Teaching and Learning
The Provost’s Prize for Collaborative Teaching and Learning is a $2,000 prize awarded to a team of faculty involved in the delivery of a successful and innovative collaborative teaching and learning initiative.
Application Deadline: Applications for the Provost's Prize must be submitted using the submission portal https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/ProvostsPrize by February 15th each year.
Sylvia Wallace Sessional Lecturer Award
The Sylvia Wallace Sessional Lecturer Award annually recognizes the important and essential contribution of sessional lecturers to the University of Saskatchewan's teaching community.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations for this award must be submitted using the submission portal https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/SylviaWallaceAward by February 15th.
National Teaching Awards
Educators at USask are eligible under most circumstances to apply for the following national teaching awards. In each case, institutional support of a nomination is required. If you are interested in nominating an exceptional teacher, we welcome you to submit an expression of interest for consideration of institutional support in preparing your nomination. For more information about these awards and the nomination process, contact Wenona Partridge.
- 3M National Teaching Fellowship: The highest award for exceptional teaching in Canada.
- Alan Blizzard Collaborative Projects Award: Rewards collaboration in teaching.
- D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning: An international award that recognizes innovation in post-secondary teaching.
- 3M National Student Fellowship: An educational leadership award for undergraduate and graduate students.