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Faculty Awards

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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) is pleased to announce the return of the UIC Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition after a two-year hiatus. These awards celebrate the efforts and commitment of individuals who have made exceptional progress advancing knowledge in their area of research and scholarship, inspiring and promoting continued excellence at UIC. Any member of the campus community is eligible to submit nominations for these awards; self-nominations will also be accepted.  Nominations are due by Monday January 9, 2023, and letters of support are due by Monday, January 23, 2023.

More information, including eligibility criteria for each category, nomination guidelines, and to access the application portal are available at  Please direct any questions about the nomination process to