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Nominations open for 2018 Ireland Award for Scholarly Distinction

  • February 16, 2018
The Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction recognizes, rewards, and encourages scholarly distinction in the arts and sciences.

The Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction is funded by by an endowment established by Caroline P. Ireland and the late Charles W. Ireland for the purpose of recognizing, rewarding, and encouraging scholarly distinction in the arts and sciences. Candidates for this award must be a full-time, regular College of Arts and Sciences faculty member who has

  1. demonstrated notable achievements in their field of the arts and sciences,
  2. gained national and/or international recognition of peers, and
  3. demonstrated talents that contribute to the elevation of the arts and sciences at UAB and in the Birmingham community.

Nominations for this award are solicited each year with a faculty committee choosing the winner. A letter of nomination and a current vitae of the nominee should be included. The prize carries a cash award. The honoree will be presented at a reception and lecture to be held in the Fall of 2018.

Please forward your nominations or requests for additional information to Catherine Danielou ( in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Office, Heritage Hall 560. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Monday, March 19, 2018.