UH Hilo Faculty and Staff Awards

Excellence In Service Award Criteria

Award Criteria and Nomination Process

Excellence in Service Award Description

Presented to a faculty or professional staff member who provides service related professional skills to the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and their community.

Eligibility and Nomination

  1. All UH Hilo tenure-track faculty and full-time Board of Regent-classified professional staff (including APTs and executives) are eligible for this award, except for prior recipients of the award.
  2. Nominees who have retired within the academic year nominated will be considered.


The selection criteria include the following in order of importance:

  1. Quality of performance: active participation and attendance on committees, satisfactory presentation and/or completion of service activities.
  2. Impact of service: improvement or enhancement to group arising as a result of service activity.
  3. Quantity of service contributions: number of service contributions and hours consumed in service activities.


Administrators, faculty, staff, and/or students may nominate candidates for the award. Self-nominations are also welcome.

  1. A completed nomination form.
  2. A statement summarizing the extent to which the nominee meets award criteria.
  3. Optional materials may include letters of support and other pertinent information provided by the nominee or nominator(s).