Regents' Rising Researcher Award

The Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award is given annually to one NSHE faculty member from UNLV, UNR, and DRI. Awards are based on early-career accomplishments and potential for future advancement and recognition in research.

Recipients must be nominated for this honor.

Nominations and Application Process

Award Timeline

  • Notification sent by Chancellor’s Office to NSHE campuses to begin the nomination process: Late August/Early September
  • Campuses forward nominations to System Office: late November
  • System Office submits recommendations for award recipients to the Board of Regents: January - February

Composition of NSHE Selection Committee

  • Vice President for Research
  • Appropriate senior research faculty
  • Recommendations shall be presented to the Research and Economic Development Committee for final approval