Awards + Grants
Travel Assistance Program
All full-time faculty are eligible to apply for up to $1,000 in travel funds to present original research at professional conferences. Preference will go to those who receive matching funds.
Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching
This distinction will be awarded to the department or academic unit on campus that best displays excellence in teaching. The award is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Teaching Academy.
Provost Award for Departmental Excellence in Faculty Mentoring
This distinction will be awarded to the department or academic unit on campus that best displays excellence in onboarding and mentoring of early-career and mid-career faculty. The award is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office for Faculty Affairs.
See how the University of Arkansas will better recruit and retain women and women of color faculty within STEM departments with support from a $1M NSF ADVANCE grant.
Learn more at uaengage.uark.edu
Outstanding Faculty Mentor Recognition
To assist the Office for Faculty Affairs' efforts to spotlight outstanding faculty mentors, we encourage all faculty on the UA campus to consider recognizing their faculty mentors.
Research Support and Grants
As an R1 Research institution, the University of Arkansas is dedicated to advancing its research enterprise. The U of A supports faculty research through research grants, research sponsored programs and other research support.