Master Teacher Award
Awarded twice annually, at spring and fall convocation, the Master Teacher Award represents the highest level of recognition of teaching excellence at the University of Saskatchewan.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations must be submitted by February 15 and August 15 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 1. Each college adjudicates these nominations, then must submit the successful nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15.
Provost's Themed Awards
The criteria and categories for the Provost's Themed Awards have been revised. For a list of the current awards, as well as instructions on the nomination process, please see the link below.
Note: We are now accepting nominations for the Provost's Themed Awards! Please follow the link below for more information on the awards and the nomination process.
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. The Sylvia Wallace Award recipient is announced annually at the spring Celebration of Teaching.
Nomination Deadlines: Nominations for the award must be submitted to email@example.com by February 15.
Provost's Prize and Project Grant
Proposal Deadline: The deadline for Prize and Grant proposals is August 31 each year.
- The Provost's Project Grant for Innovative Practice in Collaborative Teaching and Learning is a $10,000 project grant awarded to a team of faculty involved in the development and implementation of a NEW innovation in collaborative teaching and learning.
- The Provost's Prize for Innovative Practice in Collaborative Teaching and Learning is a $5,000 prize awarded to a team of faculty involved in the delivery of a successful and innovative collaborative teaching and learning initiative.
Curriculum Innovation Fund
Experiential Learning Fund
As part of the PCIP-funded Teaching Innovation Initiative, a new project fund is available for academic units to support student access to experiential learning opportunities. The Gwenna Moss Centre administers this Experiential Learning Fund of approximately $200,000 per year. The primary purpose of the fund is to be an enabler in supporting the creation of new experiential learning opportunities.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning "Cluster" Fund
Funding is available to create faculty-led scholarship of teaching and learning groups. Each cluster will receive up to $5,000 per year for two years as well as the supports below, all with the goal of enhancing teaching and learning through research informed approaches and reflection.
Open Educational Resources Fund
The University of Saskatchewan is pleased to make funding available to support the use, adaptation, and creation of open textbooks at the university. The funding will be provided for projects involving U of S instructors adapting existing open textbooks, creating new ones, or developing supporting resources (e.g. test bank questions, slides, etc.) needed to facilitate the use of an open textbook in place of a commercial text.
National and International
Teachers at the U of S are eligible under most circumstances to apply for the following national and international teaching awards. If you are interested in nominating an exceptional teacher, visit the following pages for more information or contact the GMCTL to discuss nominations and awards.
- 3M National Teaching Fellowship: The highest award for exceptional teaching in Canada.
Deadline: The end of August each year
- 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.