These awards specifically recognize outstanding work and a concerted effort to make advances in the academy. All members of the Boulder Faculty Senate, which includes instructors, are eligible to be nominated. The selection process gives preferance to nominees who have been with the University of Colorado for at least five years.
The $20,000 Hazel Barnes Prize is the largest and most prestigious single faculty award funded by the University of Colorado Boulder. It was established in 1991 by former Chancellor James Corbridge in honor of Philosophy Professor Emerita Hazel Barnes to recognize “the enriching interrelationship between teaching and research.”
The Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) has been supporting faculty and graduate student research for 13 years. The Faculty Award is available to full-time tenure track faculty in social sciences. The Graduate Student Award is meant to help Masters and PhD graduate students in social sciences move ahead in their research trajectories.
The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) provides funding to support Asia-related activities across campus. Funding breaks down into three main categories: (1) Support for faculty initiatives, such as Asia-related events and faculty-led courses in Asia; (2) Support for graduate students; (3) Support for undergraduate students in the form of tuition scholarships and internships.
The Graduate Committee on the Arts and Humanities (GCAH) provides support for individual research or creative work, special events, travel to further research or creative work, travel to present such research or creative work at venues that enhance one’s research and creative activity, and short visits by scholars and artists from outside the University.
CU Boulder provides annual funding for outreach and engagement projects that extend research, teaching, and creative work through mutually beneficial partnerships with the community—including the Individual Faculty Award, Interdisciplinary or Interdepartmental Faculty Groups Award, Graduate Fellowship in Community-Based Research Award, and more.
Explore a wealth of funding opportunities for graduate students, including both university and regional grants and awards, national and international fellowship opportunities, teaching and research assistantships, dissertation grants, and more.