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The College of Arts and Sciences offers our faculty a number of award and grant opportunities to advance their research and scholarship and recognize their achievements. For a list of additional UAB award opportunities, visit the UAB Faculty website.

Building a Multicultural Curriculum

Grants to increase diversity awareness and cultural competence

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Recognition for outstanding instruction

Interdisciplinary Team Awards

Funding for College PIs leading interdisciplinary teams

Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction

Endowed prize awarded to high-achieving faculty members

Michel de Montaigne Prize in the History of Ideas

Essay competition encompassing a broad range of topics

Mid-Career Pivot Grants

Grants to full-time faculty seeking to pivot

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

Annual grant designed to seed research efforts