University Awards of Excellence

UPEI annually acknowledges individuals for their outstanding contributions to the success of the university.

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The awards are valued at $1,000 each and given in recognition of excellence of faculty, librarians, clinical veterinary professionals, clinical nursing instructors, sessional instructors, and staff members.

  • University Teaching Excellence Award
  • University Research Excellence Award
  • University Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision
  • University Award for Exemplary Service
  • University Ambassador Award
  • University Award for Support of Student Success

The University Awards Committee is chaired by the Director of Human Resources; and is composed of the Vice-President, Academic and Research; the Vice-President, People and Culture; two (2) faculty members appointed annually by the Vice-President, Academic and Research; and, two (2) staff members appointed annually by the Vice-President, People and Culture. The University Awards Committee reviews applications and recommends award recipients to the President. Terms of Reference of each award set out the descriptions, eligibility, criteria, and guidelines used by the Committee.

Nominations must be submitted to by the last Friday in February each year.

The University Awards of Excellence will be presented at a gathering of faculty and staff in May each year.