Grants Program

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Martha Potvin and Vice President for Research and Economic Development Renee Reijo Pera, through the Center for Faculty Excellence, invite applications from tenure track and non-tenure track faculty for the Faculty Excellence Grants (FEG) Program.

  • FEGs have a maximum award of $5,000.  

More information and submission guidelines (link to info and submission page)

See previous grant awardees (link to awardee list)

Awards Program

The Office of the Provost sponsors the President’s Excellence in Teaching Award to recognize excellent teachers, to highlight outstanding teaching methods, and to improve teaching at Montana State University. The nominees for these awards are evaluated on a demonstrated and sustained performance of teaching excellence.

The selection committee evaluates nominees on the following:

  • Outstanding teaching: Teaching is defined to include work with students at any level and in a wide variety of settings.  Teaching impact includes the ability to meet student learning objectives, a student-centered approach, and/or effective assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Evidence of superior student mentoring: Should illustrate the nominee’s concern for student development beyond the normal expectations for academic advising.
  • Course Development: Creative course, program, and/or curriculum development, and/or strategies used to keep students and instructor motivated and excited.
  • Exemplary contributions to the teaching profession.

Nominate faculty for the Teaching Award (link to nomination process)

See previous awardees (link to awardee list)