UW Bothell Awards

DRSCA Nomination

Distinguished Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Award

The Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award (DRSCA) is intended to recognize the significant scholarly and creative accomplishments of UW Bothell faculty. 

The DRSCA is presented each year to a UW Bothell faculty member in recognition of scholarly or creative achievement exemplifying the standards of excellence  required by the research-intensive education environment of University of Washington Bothell. The DRSCA recipient will receive an honorarium, is recognized at spring commencement and is honored at the UW Bothell Faculty Recognition Reception. The recipient will be asked to provide a campus-wide presentation of their work as well as a presentation for first-year students.


The criteria for this award include:

  • Considerable influence on UW Bothell research communities (e.g., undergraduate research, interdisciplinary search projects, leadership in a research center or initiative)
  • Distinction in and/or contribution to their scholarly field
  • Significant impact on local, national, and/or global communities

Nomination letters should emphasize noteworthy accomplishments in recent years, such as:

  • Citations
  • Demonstrated impact on UWB students or research initiatives
  • Election or appointment to significant organizations based on scholarly or creative achievements
  • External awards
  • Media coverage
  • Publications
  • Regional, national, or international recognition
  • Reviews

Nominations have closed

Nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Award have closed. Thank you to everyone who nominated a UW Bothell faculty member.
2021 DRSCA Award nominations will open next Autumn quarter.