Nomination: Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement


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Deadline: May 15. The University of Pittsburgh's Global Vision fosters an environment and proud tradition of pioneering work in international education and research. Thanks to the generosity of a prominent alumnus, the University is able to recognize a faculty member who demonstrates this vision for international education.

Do you have a former professor who worked to promote or improve international issues? Has a colleague driven change internationally or brought a part of the world to Pittsburgh for greater exposure?

If so please take the time to nominate them for the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement. This award was established by Mrs. Madhu and Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth through the Sheth Family Foundation to recognize a University of Pittsburgh faculty member for their international activities, teaching, research and/or public engagement.

Eligibility and Award Criteria

  • Hold a current full-time faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh or be a Professor Emeritus
  • Have a significant record of achievement and recognition for their international work

Nomination Process

The nominator will complete the online form. In addition to contact information, it will include a brief narrative of the nominee’s qualities, achievements, and work that fit the award criteria.

Once a person is considered a finalist, we will contact them to let them know about their nomination and solicit full application materials and letters of support.

To be eligible for consideration, all nominations must be submitted by May 15.

Award Presentation

The award winner will be honored and receive a customized award at a reception in the Fall of 2024, at the University of Pittsburgh. All expenses to attend the award ceremony will be assumed by the University of Pittsburgh.

Nomination Form

Please complete and submit the form below to nominate an appropriate candidate. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. If you have any questions about the forms or nomination process, please contact Laura Daversa at