- February 15
- Nominators can be: Students, alumni, staff, faculty, departments, or colleges are eligible to nominate a candidate.
- Nominations and supporting materials: limited to 15 pages.
- Normally, a nomination would include a two-page letter of nomination plus a three-page abbreviated cv, a statement of teaching philosophy, three to five letters of support—at least three of which should be from peers (faculty, colleagues, instructors or department heads)—and a summary of student evaluations (commentary or data, such as SEEQ profiles).
- Additional materials: may be submitted as an appendix for consultation by interested members of the selection committee.
About the Award
The Provost's Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Education annually recognizes an outstanding teacher who makes an exceptional contribution to Aboriginal Learning at the University of Saskatchewan. Three avenues to demonstrating success in Aboriginal Education include; teaching Aboriginal students, teaching about Aboriginal perspectives and providing leadership in Aboriginal education.
- The recipient will receive an award of $1,000 to be used to support a project or scholarship in teaching and learning. The award will be transferred to a University of Saskatchewan account. Please note that in order to hold the award funding, the recipient must be employed by the University.
- One award will be made annually and the recipient will be recognized at a Celebration of Teaching hosted by the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness.
Eligibility and Selection
The award will be presented to an individual who demonstrates (click to expand):