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2019 Staff Assembly Recognition Awards and Staff Scholarships

The UCLA Staff Assembly and Campus Human Resources are pleased to announce this year’s opportunities to recognize outstanding achievements by UCLA employees, including the Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award and the other awards noted below.

UCLA Staff Assembly is accepting nominations and applications for the following awards:

Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award

One award will be presented to a staff member whose career has exemplified an extraordinary commitment to UCLA’s mission through contributions that have had a meaningful impact on the University, and who has championed the value of inclusiveness, innovation, diversity and teamwork. The individual selected for this prestigious honor will receive a $4,000 award.

Faculty/Staff Partnership Award

In recognition of the value of collaboration and collegiality, staff members are encouraged to nominate faculty members who exemplify these values and who actively develop and encourage faculty/staff partnerships.

Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award

The Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award is designed to recognize staff members at the University who are supportive and inclusive of UC staff, and encourage equity, diversity, and community/collaboration, are forward thinking, and do not compromise quality. The winner of this UCLA award will serve as UCLA's nominee for UC-wide recognition by the Council of University of California Staff Assemblies (CUCSA).

Staff Centennial Scholarships

Staff members may apply for scholarships in support of their career enhancement and professional growth. Each award covers the cost of education and training up to $500. Applicants also have the option to apply for a scholarship to attend the 1st Annual Staff Assembly “Invest in U” Summit on June 18, 2019.

Program criteria and application/nomination forms are available on the Staff Assembly Awards and Scholarships web page. To stay informed and receive additional updates, please join the Staff Assembly Listserv.

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Recipients of the awards and scholarships will be honored at the Staff Assembly Awards Recognition Reception on Thursday, June 27, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the J.D. Morgan Center and Athletic Hall of Fame. For questions related to the awards or scholarships, please contact Staff Assembly at


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