Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship

About the Fellowship

The Friar Society, the university’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, awards the Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship annually to one outstanding undergraduate professor. It is the largest undergraduate faculty award at UT Austin with an annual award of $30,000.


March 8th, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

Number of Nominations

Nominations may come from students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

Nominee Qualifications

The Friar Society was established in 1911. It is the oldest and one of the most distinguished multi-disciplinary honor societies at UT Austin. This award recognizes a faculty member who, first and foremost, has attained distinction in teaching undergraduates; and second, who embodies the Friar ideal in having made a significant contribution to the university beyond the duties of his or her calling.

Eligible nominees must be in good standing with the university.

Nomination Materials Required

All nominations should be submitted through this form. Deadline is March 8th, 2024 at 11:59pm.

Award Amount

The Fellowship carries a $25,000* salary supplement and $5,000* in teaching and research support.

*Amount of honorarium varies depending on endowment income

If you have any questions or comments, please email:

Mailing Address

Please use the form below to submit a nomination.

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Past of Recipients

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