Awards & Honours


University of Toronto Awards

Arbor Awards

The Arbor Awards are a program of the Department of Alumni Relations and recognizes volunteers for outstanding personal service to the university.  This award annually acknowledges the alumni and friends of the university whose loyalty, dedication and generosity have added substantially to the quality of the University of Toronto experience for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

For more information visit: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/about/awards/arbor-awards/

Awards of Excellence

The Awards of Excellence are distinguished awards and scholarships jointly funded by the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) and other U of T partners.  These prestigious awards acknowledge outstanding University of Toronto faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Nomination deadline: TBD

Details: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/about/awards/awards-of-excellence/

Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards

The Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards recognize students for outstanding extra-curricular contributions to their college, faculty, school or department, or to the university as a whole. The awards were established in 1994 by the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA).

For more information visit: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/about/awards/cressy-awards/

A complete list of alumni awards can be found on the Division of University Advancement website: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/s/731/index.aspx?sid=731&gid=1&pgid=615

President’s Teaching Award

The President's Teaching Award recognizes colleagues with sustained excellence in teaching, research in teaching, and the integration of teaching and research, whose achievements are truly outstanding. Recipients of the President’s Teaching Awards form University of Toronto’s Teaching Academy.

Nomination Deadline: March 19, 2018

For more information visit: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/Awards/presidentaward.htm  

University of Toronto Teaching Fellowships

The University of Toronto Teaching Fellowships (UTTF) are designed to develop and cultivate leadership and mentoring skills, capacity-building to support effectiveness, pedagogical innovation and pedagogical research, and will engage Fellows in a pedagogical project.

Nomination Deadline: January 19, 2018

For more information visit: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/awards/TeachingFellowships.htm

University of Toronto Early Career Teaching Award

The University of Toronto Early Career Teaching Award (ECTA) recognizes faculty members who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement and teaching innovation. Up to four awards of $3,000 each will be offered annually.

Nomination Deadline: January 19, 2018

For more information visit: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/awards/University_of_Toronto_Early_Career_Teaching_Award.htm

University Professor

The University of Toronto recognizes unusual scholarly achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge through the designation of University Professor. The number of such appointments does not generally exceed two per cent of the tenured faculty. Its very exclusivity stands to underline the highly prestigious nature of the University Professor designation.

Nomination deadline: March 15, 2018  

For more information http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/Awards/uprofessors.htm

Distinguished Professors

The purpose of the program is to advance and recognize individuals with highly distinguished accomplishments and those who display exceptional promise, who maintain an extraordinary level of activity in their research and scholarly work and have achieved pre-eminence in their field in line with the University's stated objectives and emerging priorities.

For more information visit: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/Awards/Distinguished_Professors.htm

Provincial and National Teaching Awards

A full listing of Teaching Awards can be found on the website of the Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation (CTSI)

For more information visit: http://teaching.utoronto.ca/awards/

Research and Scholarship Awards

A full listing of Research awards and prizes can be found on the website of the Vice-President, Research 

For more information visit: http://www.research.utoronto.ca/research-funding-opportunities/