Carleton University’s dedication to teaching excellence has been recognized through a variety of awards at the institutional, provincial and national levels.

Are you interested in applying for a teaching award or do you know an outstanding educator who deserves recognition? Get all the details on the various award possibilities below.

Applying for a teaching award can be an intense process that spans several months. We are here to help you develop a successful nomination package. If you are interested in pursuing a teaching award or know someone who deserves recognition, please contact the Teaching and Learning Services to discuss the possibilities.


We maintain a list of internal, national and international teaching grants available to instructors. If you wish to pursue a grant, we can help you establish collaborative partnerships and facilitate communication between partners throughout the application process. We are also available to help review or revise your application.

Carleton University Teaching Awards Committee (CUTAC)

Established under the auspices of The Office of the Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) (OAVPTL), the Carleton University Teaching Awards Committee (CUTAC) seeks to develop a systematic approach to nurturing, recognizing and rewarding individuals who consistently demonstrate teaching excellence and/or promote a culture of excellence in teaching and learning at Carleton University. Learn more about CUTAC here.