Distinguished Memberships, Fellowships and Awards

Anneliese Maier Research Award

Awarded by the Humboldt Foundation for collaboration award to promote the internationalization of the humanities and social sciences in Germany

American Academy of Arts and Letters

The American Academy of Arts and Letters is an honor society of the country’s 250 leading architects, artists, composers, and writers.

American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award

Australian Academy of Sciences

  • John Dewey, Earth and Planetary Sciences (emeritus)

Bancroft Prize

The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University to authors of distinguished works in  American History (including biography) or Diplomacy.

California Academy of Sciences Fellows

The fellows of the California Academy of Sciences are a group of distinguished scientists, nominated and appointed in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the natural sciences.

Chancellor’s Fellows

The Chancellor's Fellows Program honors outstanding faculty members early in their careers. Honorees each receive a one-time award of $25,000 to be used for research, teaching or service activities.

Chancellor’s Leadership Professor

College of Letters and Science Distinguished Teaching Awards

Annual recognition of excellence in teaching and mentoring across the disciplines. 


Cottrell Scholars

The Cottrell Scholar program honors early-career professors in chemistry, physics and astronomy for their outstanding contributions to science and citizenship.

David & Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship

Each year, the Packard Foundation invites the presidents of 50 universities to nominate two early-career professors each from their institutions. Disciplines that are considered include physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, and all branches of engineering.

Fulbright Senior Scholars

With the support of the United States government and through binational partnerships with foreign governments, the Fulbright Scholarship Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in all areas of endeavor, including the sciences, business, academe, public service, government, and the arts and continues to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

Humboldt Foundation Research Award

Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

National Science Foundation Creativity Award - Special Creativity Extension

National Science Foundation - Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Grant

Sloan Research Fellowship

Society of American Historians

Royal Irish Academy

  • John Dewey, Earth and Planetary Sciences (emeritus)

Royal Society, United Kingdom

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus/a Award

UC Davis Distinguished Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards

UC Davis Distinguished Research Award

UC Davis Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award

UC Davis Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards

UC Davis ADVANCE Scholars

UC Davis Hellman Fellows

UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement

William T. Grant Foundation Scholar

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas.