The Meritorious Research Service Awards recognize individuals who during their employment at UMMC have made outstanding contributions to the research mission through their service to the institution and/or who have brought recognition to the institution through their service to national organizations. Contributions are defined as service to their respective field that directly or indirectly advances opportunities and/or resources across departments at UMMC. Recipients should exemplify UMMC's commitment to teaching, research or service by participating in outreach through their professional field. Awards will be given in three categories: Faculty, Core Leader and Support Staff.
The recipients of the Meritorious Research Service Awards will be recognized at the annual Excellence in Research Award Ceremony will receive the following honorariums: $2,500 for faculty, $1,500 for core leader and $1,000 for support staff.
Nominees must demonstrate commitment to one's department, school, university, and academic/professional discipline as exemplified by, but not limited to, some or all of the following activities that will be used as review and scoring criteria.
Nominations may be submitted by any UMMC employee via the online nomination form. Nomination materials must include:
Summary statement that describes the candidate's accomplishments that are the most important contributions for consideration for this award (two-page limit).
Candidates will be scored based off the following criteria: