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Award Opportunities


Current Awards

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award 

The UCLA Academic Senate welcomes nominations from individuals in departments, interdepartmental degree programs, institutes, or from another academic unit-offering undergraduate, graduate, or professionals who qualify for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award.

The eligibility criteria and nomination instructions for the award is outlined in the Academic Senate's DEI Award Brochure. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully before preparing your nomination. 

Instructions on how to submit an award nomination online will be available in DMS once the nomination period has began.

For questions related to the awards and preparation of nominations, please contact

Please note: The Academic Senate no longer administers the Distinguished Teaching Award. Information on the award process is available at the UCLA Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

Past Awards

2023 DEI Award Recipients

2022 Award Recipients

Past Award Recipients

Distinguished Teaching Award 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

Faculty Research Lectureship Award (through 2021)

Academic Senate Service Award