Provost's Award in Engaged Scholarship

The Provost’s Award in Engaged Scholarship (PAES) celebrates the integration of outstanding UVic scholarship, teaching and community engagement. The title of Provost’s Engaged Scholar is awarded to tenured faculty members who have achieved great distinction as community engaged scholars.

The award was established in 2014 to celebrate faculty members commitment to community-engaged work and the integration of community throughout their research, teaching and service.

Nomination criteria and procedures

Nominations are open to UVic tenured faculty members. Awardees must hold that status for the duration of the award (five years as Provost’s Engaged Scholar).

Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of a dossier documenting community-engaged scholarship. The dossier is to include:

  • Personal statement;
  • A letter of nomination and support from the nominee's Dean;
  • At least one letter of reference from a community partner; and
  • Nominee’s current CV.

Download the Terms of Reference (PDF) for more information.

Nominations for 2022 must be submitted electronically to the Acting Provost via Lleona Downie at by 4 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Past recipients

Congratulations to our distinguished faculty members: