Presidential Early Career Professorship

Award Description and Eligibility:

The Presidential Early Career Professorship Award recognizes a faculty member, during his or her probationary period who has an outstanding record of research, scholarship, or creative activity, and whose work shows the potential to be transformative. This award is given to one faculty in their fifth year or prior. The annual award includes a one-time payment of $50,000 in research support.

Nomination and Submission Procedures:

All nominations for awards to take effect on September 1, 2020 should be submitted using the Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Nomination portal. Here is the link: If you have any questions please contact Annie Garcia at or (940) 565-3987.


All completed nomination packets must be received by the Office for Faculty Success by October 25, 2019. See the Call for Nominations for specific details.

Past Recipients:

Year Faculty Member Department
2019-2020 Diana Berman Materials Science & Engineering
2018-2019 Alicia Eggert Studio Art
2017-2018 Angie Cartwright Counseling and Higher Education