University Research Award Nomination

University Research Award

About the Award

The University Research Award is presented annually at the President's Convocation to recognize faculty for outstanding research and creative work. Nominations are due by Wednesday, November 15, 2023.

Nominees must have a demonstrated record of nationally and internationally recognized research or creative work; must have engaged in scholarship that provides significant contributions to their profession or discipline; and must have a record of research and publication/creative accomplishment while at Creighton University. Nominations can come from any faculty member or department chair/school director in the University. The University Research Council recommends awarding two faculty each year with one in the health sciences and one in a non-health science area.

The nomination package must include:

  • a nominee's personal statement describing their research area, contributions to their field of study, and any collaborative work with faculty/students on-and off-campus.
  • full career vita
  • an endorsement letter by a Creighton faculty member or department chair/school director, and
  • at least one (but no more than three) external letter(s) of support

Additional Information & Letters of Support

Send additional information to Renee Mixan, Office of the Provost. Please use a confidential envelope or email to

University Research Award Nomination Form