Grants & Awards

Teaching Excellence Award

Awarded to professors and instructors who demonstrate dedication, determination, innovation and general excellence in teaching.

  • Deadline: Calls for nominations in December.
  • Amount: Varies annually, determined by SLCC Foundation
  • Contact: Jason Pickavance, 801-957-3832 or
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Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

One faculty member chosen to give the annual faculty lecture before peers and community members. Nominees should be distinguished in their fields.

Exemplary Faculty Service Award

Awarded to a faculty member who has given outstanding service to the College, the profession and/or the larger community.

  • Deadline: October.
  • Amount: Award
  • Contact: Office of the Provost of Academic Affairs, 801-957-4232
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Service-Learning Grant & Designation Programs

Open to any department or program or full-time and adjunct faculty members seeking the Engaged Department designation. Open to faculty who currently are designated and want to revamp the service-learning experience, and faculty designating their class with service learning for the first time.

Faculty and Staff Community Engagement Award

One-year awards open to full-time Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) faculty and staff working to advance SLCC’s mission to promote engaged learning and outreach.

  • Deadline: First round, May. Second round: September. Requests of $2,000 or less may be submitted all year.
  • Amount: $250-$20,000
  • Contact: Jen Seltzer-Stitt, 801-957-4753 or
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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Grant

This grant challenges faculty, staff and students to conceive and implement projects that advance campus diversity.

Diverse Faculty Fellowship

This fellowship seeks to promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty at Salt Lake Community College.

Outstanding Staff Awards

Recognizes remarkable contributions by part- and full-time employees.

Staff Stars

Recognizes on an ongoing basis staff members who regularly advance the mission of the College by providing exceptional access and service to our students, staff, faculty and partners.

Employee Recognition Day

Annual recognition of years of service by employees: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 years, etc. Those retiring are also recognized. Recognized employees each receive a gift.

Contact: Melba Taylor, 801-957-4219 or

Perkins Professional Development Funding Request

Open to full-time and part-time faculty and staff who work with and/or support Career and Technical Education programs.
Deadline: First Friday in September, December, March, and June
Amount: Varies
Contact: Rebecca Armitage, 801-957-4266 or 

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Perkins Program Support

Open to faculty/staff/departments to develop new programs, improve existing programs, provide supports for students in CTE programs.
Deadline: mid-December
Amount: Varies
Contact: Rebecca Armitage, 801-957-4266 or 

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