BIPOC TA Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate a BIPOC TA

BIPOC TA Teaching Excellence Award — self-nomination form

Student Nomination Form

Faculty Nomination Form


The BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour) Teaching Excellence Award was launched in 2023 in response to a recommendation in the Report of the University of Toronto Anti-Black Racism Task Force to recognize lived experiences of members of various Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities whose experience in academic settings have been disproportionately impacted by systemic barriers and other forms of discrimination, as well as highlight their accomplishments and excellence in teaching practice at the University of Toronto.

Recipient will receive a monetary award, the opportunity to participate in the TA Award winner panel at the Tri-campus TA Week, and a certificate.

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact

Timeline for 2024 Awards:

Nominations Open: November 6, 2023

Nominations Close: February 23, 2024 at end of day (5pm)

Short List Announced: March 22, 2024

Supporting Material Due: April 12, 2024 at end of day (5pm)

Winners Announced: April 30, 2024