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Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

The Adjunct Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence is awarded to an adjunct faculty member that exemplifies the high quality of teaching and mentorship of students. The award includes a certificate and a monetary award.


  • An adjunct faculty member must have taught at least six courses at Drexel over the past three years

Nomination package

  • Syllabi for all courses taught, teaching evaluations from one term, student letters, and supporting letters from colleagues
  • A concise statement of teaching philosophy and methodology
  • Candidates will arrange for at least two letters of recommendation by colleagues at Drexel that can attest to teaching excellence. These confidential letters are to be submitted by the recommenders according to the submission requirements.


Faculty members who are interested in submitting a proposal should prepare their application in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Drexel University Funding Portal, for each competition respectively.