Jan. 6, 2023


The Division of Research is pleased to accept nominations for the 2023 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. The prestigious award was created in 2001 to honor the late U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada and to recognize faculty who have performed research that is both highly regarded and responsive to the needs of the community and state. The award carries a $10,000 stipend.  The 2023 call for nominations is open from January 5 - February 6, 2023.

The award is open to full-time tenured faculty members who are engaged in significant research that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Directly and positively affects the economic growth and development of Nevada;
  • Addresses a pressing social need in the community and/or region;
  • Demonstrably advances significant scholarship in an academic field of knowledge.

Award information and application guidelines are available online. View Past Recipients of the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. Award or application questions, please contact Althea Sheets, althea.sheets@unlv.edu, 702-895-1880.