Briskey Award for Faculty Excellence


Recognizing faculty achievement within the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University.


The award will rotate on a three-year cycle. The announcement of the award recipient will be made at the College of Agricultural Sciences' Faculty and Staff Luncheon where the recipient will receive $1,000 and a plaque.  


Must be a faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. Nominees who are not selected may be nominated again in the next applicable cycle year.


In years one and two, the award shall be given to off-campus faculty working in the Counties or in a Research and Extension Center. In year three, the award shall be given to an on-campus faculty member using the following criteria. Awards will be made on the basis of program excellence, merit, and achievement. Note: 2023 is year three of the cycle (on-campus).


Nominations should be coordinated through the unit, county, or department offices. Complete nomination packets (.pdf format) should be emailed to by 5:00 pm on April 3rd, 2023.


Nomination Materials:
  1. NEW - Nominations must include a one-paragraph summary of the awardee’s biography, specific to this award.  This paragraph will be used as a script to be read by the Presenter during the awards ceremony and should be 250 words, maximum
  2. Nomination letter consisting of no more than two pages, double-spaced, summarizing major contributions
  3. A professional resume including position description, FTE assignment, and evidence of successful program
  4. No more than five supporting letters from colleagues and clients. At least two letters should come from individuals not employed by the University


A nomination packet may be resubmitted during the next applicable cycle year with the previous letters of support. An updated summary, nomination letter, and resume must be prepared.

The award recipient will be selected by the College of Agricultural Sciences' Awards Committee composed of faculty and staff.



The cash award is provided through the E.R.Jackman Foundation from the contributions of Dr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Briskey.

Registry of Award Winners