Faculty Awards and Recognition
Faculty awards are an important component of faculty development and advancement. Awards can be beneficial to faculty at all stages of their career. Both internal and external recognition can increase visibility for new research opportunities or provide deserving acknowledgment for career achievements and contributions to the field.
NC State sponsors a wide range of awards and honors managed by the Office of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and other units.
Awards Support and Resources
There are many awards that faculty members can apply to help further advance their careers.
External awards increase visibility for new research and highlight faculty career achievements and contributions to the field.
Honorary Doctoral Degrees
Honorary Doctoral Degrees granted by NC State recognize individuals whose achievements are extraordinary and have lasting distinction.
Awards in the News See All Award News
May 13, 2021
NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators
A new program recognizes and rewards 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education.
May 12, 2021
NC State Honors Exceptional Faculty
The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2021, NC State honored 29 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person.