Awards & Grants

Faculty Awards

The Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching
The highest honor the University Faculty bestows on its members for outstanding teaching to:

Up to two awards of $3,500 are presented each year at the Academic Honors Convocation.

Eligibility for the Associates Award includes all faculty with at least 6 years of teaching service at USC. Nominations by a department, school, or fellow faculty member are invited (self-nominations are not accepted).

Nominate

Teaching Assistant Awards

The University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards
Awarded to graduate teaching assistants who:

Three awards of $1,000 are presented each year at the Academic Honors Convocation

Nominate

Awards for Excellence in Teaching
Awarded to the outstanding teaching assistant in each department as nominated by that department. All departmental nominees are recognized at a reception in November.

Grants

The USC Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching The USC Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching (not offered for the 2014-15 academic year)
This competitive award program for USC faculty, in all disciplines, is designed to: