Criteria for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Awards

Nominations

A letter of nomination and a current CV is all that is needed.  However, the letter of nomination must: 1.) be on letterhead 2.) specify which category the nominee is being nominated for 3.) have a detailed description, including examples of why the nominee should be considered for the award. Self-nomination is not allowed.

Criteria

Basic and Applied Sciences

Nominees must have been a full-time employee of the University of Louisville and have been employed by UL for 5 years immediately preceding receipt of the award. Additionally, Nominee must show evidence of excellence in scholarship, creative activity, or research.  No person may receive more than one award within a five-year period. The recipients of the awards should be selected on basis of exceptional scholarship, creative work and/or research recognized nationally and/or internationally.

Career Achievement

Nominees require an academic career of 15 years or greater, with the preceding five years of residence at the University of Louisville.  No person may receive more than one career achievement award from the University of Louisville during their career.  The recipients of the awards should be selected on basis of exceptional scholarship, creative work and/or research recognized nationally and/or internationally.

Finalists

Finalists will be asked to provide at least the following, in addition to what was submitted for the nomination:

  1. A maximum of four of the most important articles, books, materials, or other documentation of scholarly/creative works produced by the nominee
  2. Letters of Support from outside of the University of Louisville School of Medicine