Undergraduate Teaching Awards

The Quantrell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

The Quantrell Award is one of the nation’s oldest prizes for undergraduate teaching. Based upon nominations from students, the Quantrell Award honors three to six long-term, full-time faculty members who are tenured, on the tenure-track, or serve as Senior Lecturers. The awards include a cash prize of $10,000 and are presented at the College Diploma Ceremony in June. Read more about the Quantrell Awards and previous winners.

The Wayne C. Booth: Graduate Student Prizes in Undergraduate Teaching

The Booth Prize honors graduate students who have taught in a formal capacity in the College for at least two quarters. Up to four awards of $2,000 are given at the annual Honors Awards Reception. Read more about the Booth Prizes and previous winners.

To nominate your teacher:

Write a letter describing the contribution the nominee made to your education. Include the name of the nominee and the course which inspired you. Submit in hard copy by April 6, 2018 to John W. Boyer, Dean of the College, Harper 241, or send via email to: dkoehler@uchicago.edu.


Contact Daniel Koehler, Associate Dean of the College, at 773.702.0121 or dkoehler@uchicago.edu.