Awards & Recognition

Each year, the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) acknowledges and celebrates outstanding members of our community who have been nominated for:

UTSC Principal's Staff Awards

Nomination deadline: May 3, 2019

Administrative Awards

Nomination deadline: May 3, 2019

Research Awards

Nomination deadline: February 1, 2019

Teaching Awards

Nomination deadline: May 3, 2019

We invite you to learn more about the awards by clicking on the links above. Please consider nominating a deserving Faculty, Staff, TA or Student for the appropriate award.

The award recipients will be formally recognized at the annual Celebration of Distinguished Services event on June 25, 2019. Stay tuned for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions about Awards & Recognition

Can I nominate an individual for more than one award?

Yes, you may, providing the candidate is eligible for each of the awards they are being nominated for. For eligibility requirements, click on each award on the main page.

Should the nominee be informed that I am nominating them?

This is solely up to you as the nominator.

Are self-nominations accepted?

Self-nominations are not accepted.

Are there any team awards?

Yes, there is. Individual and team nominatins are accepted for the D.R. Campbell Merit Award.

Can I resubmit a nomination package that was submitted in the past but was not chosen?

Yes, you may re-submit a nomination package providing all relevant information has been updated including the candidate's most recent accomplishments.

Is there a monetary component to the awards?

Yes, each of the award winners will receive a cash prize, with the exception of the D.R. Campbell Merit Award. All winners are recognized with a framed certificate at the annual Celebration of Distinguished Services.

Who sits on the selection committees for the awards?

The selection committees for the awards are made up of members of the UTSC Executive Team as well as representatives from the various constituencies including faculty, staff and students.

Who can I contact if I have a question about an award?

For the Principal's Staff Awards, contact Human Resource Services at For the Patrick Phillips and/or D.R. Campbell, contact Tracy Torres-Mo at