The University of Alabama in Huntsville community would like to recognize those staff employees who go beyond the ordinary requirements of their jobs and who make a difference at UAH. Nominations are being accepted for four employees to receive the 2024 UAH Foundation Staff Awards. The recipients of these prestigious awards will be invited to attend an awards ceremony and presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a check for $1,000.

The award categories are: 

  • Staff Excellence Award (two awards:  one non-exempt employee and one exempt employee)
  • Facilities Excellence Award 
  • Leadership Award

Nominations may be submitted by faculty, staff, and students.  As part of the nomination process, a statement of key reasons for your nominee is required. Click here to submit your nomination and upload your statement of key reasons. Please be as thorough as possible when detailing your key reasons, as this justification is used to select the awardees. You may also submit additional supporting documents via email to Please visit to view previous staff award recipients and additional information regarding UAH Staff Award guidelines. Nominations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 29, 2024. 

A Selection Committee comprised of previous award recipients will review each nomination and select the 2024 awardees. You are encouraged to nominate an individual who meets the eligibility and selection criteria and who deserves recognition for their outstanding achievements and/or commitment to the University. Awardees from the previous three years (2021, 2022,2023) are not eligible for nomination.  

Thank you in advance for taking the time to formally nominate a fellow colleague, manager, or employee. If you have questions or need additional information, please call Human Resources at 256-824-6641.

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