Distinguished Service Award

The award for distinguished service is available to recognize outstanding faculty performance at the University of Michigan-Flint.  Carrying a stipend of $2,000, this award may be made to full-time instructors, assistant professors, associate professors, or full professors.  This honor need not be awarded every year.


Full-time faculty members who have been with the University for a minimum of three years are eligible to be nominated.

An individual would normally be excluded from consideration for this award for any of the following reasons:

  • He/she holds a continuing administrative or non-teaching appointment of more than one third.
  • He/she holds an administrative appointment above the level of department chair.
  • He/she is the David M. French Professor.
  • He/she is a current member of the SASE.
  • He/she has received this award within the past five years.


Name of the nominee and the name of the award for which the person is being nominated is due no later than January 17, 2019.  This information should be emailed to The deadline for supporting documents is March 14, 2019.  Supporting documents should be submitted to the Chair of the Scholarships, Awards and Special Events Committee, c/o Provost’s Office, 229 University Pavilion or via e-mail to

Required Supporting Documentation – maximum of 12 pages (including nomination form)

  • Nomination  for Faculty Award form.
  • Nominee's condensed vita (2 pages).
  • Signature from appropriate department chair (dean in the case of SOM, director in the case of SHPS) on the Nomination for Faculty Award form.
  • Candidate's statement of service contribution (maximum 750 words) about service activities at the university, in the community and in professional organizations.
  • Up to three (3) letters of support from colleagues, agencies in the community, or other outside professional organizations that help to indicate the type and quality of service performed.

Here is the Nomination for Faculty/Staff Award Form.