Are you an innovative educator dedicated to teaching excellence? Or do you know an outstanding educator who deserves recognition? Teaching and Learning Services is currently accepting applications and nominations for several internal awards.

Carleton University Teaching Awards

There are four Carleton University Teaching Awards open for applications and nominations:

  • Provost’s Fellowship in Teaching Award: recognizes faculty and contract instructors dedicated to sustained excellence in teaching, scholarship of teaching and the continual development of teaching.
  • New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award: recognizes new faculty members who underscore Carleton’s commitment to teaching excellence and innovation.
  • Excellence in Blended and Online Teaching Award: recognizes faculty members and contract instructors whose teaching in blended, HyFlex and/or online environments has had an exceptional impact on student learning.
  • Excellence in Learning Support Award: recognizes the many educational support staff members who contribute to the student learning experience through their tireless work and support in labs, classrooms and many other diverse learning environments across Carleton.

The application deadline is April 30.

Carleton University Chair in Teaching Innovation

The Chair in Teaching Innovation is awarded annually to an educator who demonstrates teaching excellence and innovation across their academic career. Each chair appointment is for a three-year period. The successful candidate will receive a $45,000 grant (allocated in three annual installments) to undertake projects that advance the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and student success at Carleton.

Applications are due by May 30. Appointments begin on July 1.

If you have questions about any of these awards, please get in touch with us at