The Office of the Provost recognizes exceptional service and contributions by faculty, staff, and students annually by conferring these awards.
The Provost’s Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Office of the Provost. It recognizes select individuals for their outstanding contributions to the academic mission of Indiana University Bloomington. Recipients of this medal are faculty and administrators whose careers have transformed vital aspects of the Bloomington campus, greatly enhanced the student experience, and significantly advanced the frontiers of research in their fields. Honorees are chosen by the Provost. View a list of past medal recipients.
Staff Merit Awards
The Staff Merit Awards honor staff members for outstanding service to Indiana University Bloomington. Awards are presented annually in three categories: Service Staff, Support Staff, and Professional Staff. Recipients are nominated by people from all across campus, and winners are chosen by a committee of staff and faculty members. View the complete list of past award recipients.
Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
The Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity honors exceptional undergraduate students for research and creative projects that exemplify Indiana University Bloomington’s academic mission and represent the very best work in their respective fields. Awards are presented each spring in five categories: Performing and Creative Arts, Social and Applied Sciences, Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Professional Inquiry, and Humanities. Recipients are nominated by faculty and chosen by a committee of faculty members.