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Nominate professors for Foundation Scholar Award

Nominations for the University Foundation Scholar Awards are now being accepted. The awards are intended to honor outstanding faculty with a certificate of recognition in addition to a $3,000 cash honorarium.

Professors who may be considered for the award must show a commitment to teaching, research/creative activities or related services and can be nominated by students, other faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community.

Additional conditions which must be met include:

The professor must have been a tenured or tenure-track position, must intend to remain at the university for at minimum the following academic year, has accomplished recognized teaching, research/ creative activity or service while working at Boise State and the professor can not be nominated in the same category if they have previously been awarded.

Individuals interested in placing a submission must do so by the nomination deadline, Friday, Feb. 1.

Nominators must gather supporting documentation and are responsible for submitting those materials to

Nominators can work with their nominee to gather supporting materials, but the nominator holds the responsibility for taking the lead in gathering supportive documentation.

Each selection committee will send their recommendations for the award recipient to the Provost by March 15 for the Provost’s final approval.

Questions concerning the award or the process can be addressed to Mckay Vella at




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