Staff Award Opportunities

President’s Awards

Award Categories: President’s Medal; President’s Distinguished Service Awards
Coordinated by: President’s Awards Advisory Committee, President’s Office (
Annual Nomination Deadline: May 1
Annual Award Date: September 12
Presentation: Annual Faculty and Staff Convocation

Board of Regents University System of Maryland Staff Awards

Award Categories: Exceptional Contribution to the Institution and/or Unit to which the Person Belongs; Outstanding Service to Students in an Academic or Residential Environment; Extraordinary Public Service to the University or Greater Community; Effectiveness and Efficiency Award
Coordinated by: Senate Staff Affairs Committee; Senate Office
Annual Nomination Deadline: November
Annual Award Date: June
Presentation: Fall Meeting of the Board of Regents

PCWI Celebration of Women Awards

Categories: Outstanding Woman of the Year; Outstanding Woman of Color; Outstanding Graduate Student; Outstanding Non-Exempt Staff; Outstanding Exempt Staff
Coordinated by: President’s Commission on Women’s Issues (PCWI) (
Annual Nominations Deadline: December
Annual Award Date: March/April
Presentation: Annual Celebration of Women Event

LGBT Staff/Faculty Association & LGBT equity center awards

Award Categories: Champion of Our Community, Defender of Diversity, Pride Awards, Advocate for Equity
Coordinated by: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Staff/Faculty Association (LGBTSFA) & Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) Equity Center
Annual Nominations Deadline: March
Annual Award Date: May
Presentation: Lavender Graduation

PCEMI Awards

Award Categories: Ethnic Minority Achievement Awards
Coordinated by: President’s Commission on Ethnic Minority Issues (PCEMI)
Annual Nominations Deadline: April
Annual Award Date: May
Presentation: Annual PCEMI Awards Ceremony

PCDI Awards

Award Categories: unknown
Coordinated by: President’s Commission on Disability Issues (PCDI)
Annual Nominations Deadline: unknown
Annual Award Date: unknown
Presentation: unknown

OMSE Excellence in Service Awards

Award Categories: Excellence in Service Awards for Faculty, Staff, Tutors, and Mentors
Coordinated by: Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
Annual Nominations Deadline: February
Annual Award Date: March
Presentation: Annual Academy of Academic Excellence Awards Ceremony

Last updated: April 30, 2018