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Time to nominate: Hilldale awards, Knapp grants, faculty teaching awards, Gorst Herfurth award

Please considering applying or nominating someone for the following UW–Madison awards and funding opportunities:

Kemper K. Knapp Bequest
Deadline: Friday, November 8th
According to the terms of the original bequest, the committee favors projects that cross departmental lines and have an impact on the educational and cultural life of the university community, particularly projects that benefit undergraduate students. Grants are usually in the range of $500 to $5,000.

Distinguished Teaching Awards
Deadline: Monday, December 2nd
Individual faculty members, departments, and student organizations are invited to submit nominations of faculty members whose teaching is of such quality that it merits recognition and award.

Genevieve Gorst Herfurth Award
Deadline: Sunday, December 15th
Recognizes a currently enrolled doctoral student in the social sciences who has demonstrated outstanding research and scholarly writing accomplishments while a graduate student at UW-Madison. One recipient, selected by the Social Sciences Divisional Committee, will receive a $1,000 cash prize. One or two students may be identified by the committee for honorable mention.

Hilldale Awards
Deadline: Sunday, December 15th (Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences)
February 15th (Biological Sciences)
Recognizes distinguished contributions to teaching, research and service. One faculty member is honored in each division. Each recipient receives a $7,500 cash prize and is recognized at a spring meeting of the Faculty Senate.

Hilldale Lectures
Deadline:  Sunday, December 15th (Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences)
Saturday, February 15th (Biological Sciences)
The Hilldale Lecture Series has showcased distinguished thinkers whose contributions to contemporary culture and science have received international recognition and acclaim. One lecture is funded annually in each division. Successful nominations receive support from the Hilldale Fund of $5,000.