Distinguished Service Award

The NCURA Region III Honors and Awards Committee invites nominations for the Distinguished Service Award. This award will be presented to an individual who has more than ten years of experience in research administration and had made outstanding contributions to the field, to NCURA and to Region III.

The award recipient will receive a commemorative plaque and a $250 honorarium in addition to being publicly recognized at the Spring Meeting as a Region III member who has made and sustained distinctive contributions to both the region and our profession.

Nomination Deadline:

  • Nominations are closed for the 2020 Spring Meeting.


Distinguished Service nominees should have:

  • Ten or more years as a member of Region III
  • Current NCURA membership in good standing
  • Exemplary contributions to Region III
  • Current Region III Officers (elected and appointed positions) are not eligible for nomination for this award.

Nomination Process:

  • Nominations must be submitted by NCURA members with personal knowledge of the nominee. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
  • Complete the nomination form below.
    • Upload one (1) letter of support that addresses how the nominee meets or exceeds each of the eligibility criteria, citing specific examples of personal experience.
    • Letter of Support can be provided by Region III officers, committee coordinators, members, or the nominee’s supervisor/colleagues.

If you have questions about any of the Region III awards, please contact the Honors and Awards Committee Coordinator.