Missouri State University Foundation Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service

The Missouri State University Foundation Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service are intended to provide incentives for continued performance to a select number of full-time faculty who evidence significant accomplishments in teaching, research and/or creative activities, and service. The awards are funded by the MSU Foundation.

Submit your nomination via the online form. The initial intent to apply or nomination form is due to the Provost Office by Friday, December 16, 2016. Please see the 2016–17 Guidelines for additional information. Faculty members do not need to be nominated to submit application material.

Please note: Print out and complete the Portfolio Application Form. This form will be placed in the front of your packet.

The awards are presented annually to faculty at the All-Faculty Recognition Reception held in May of each year. Six awards are presented and each recipient will receive a $3,600 award funded by the Missouri State University Foundation.

Get Adobe Reader and Microsoft Word Viewer


2016 Foundation Awards for Teaching, Research and Service

Foundation Awards in Teaching, Research and Service were presented to six Missouri State faculty members at the All-Faculty Recognition Reception that was held on Tuesday, May 4, 2016. Each recipient of these awards recognizing excellence in the areas of teaching, research and/or creative activities, and service received an monetary reward of $3,600 funded by the Missouri State University Foundation.

Click on the links below to find out more about this year's award recipients. View past winners.

Foundation Awards for Teaching

Susan Berg

Kyoungtae Kim

Foundation Awards for Research

Paul Durham

Kanghui Guo

Foundation Awards for Service

Jeffrey Cornelius-White

Sharmistha Self