Distinguished Honors held by UCSC faculty

Reputation for Excellence: In five decades, UC Santa Cruz has earned national and international recognition for quality research and world-class teaching. Faculty include two of the University of California’s honored University Professors, 22 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 34 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Recognition of outstanding research has resulted in steady increases in contracts, grants, and private funding across all five divisions. UCSC faculty and researchers have received more than $100 million annually in external funding over the past five years, totaling more than $1.2 billion over the past 10 years.

Award Current All-Time
American Academy of Arts and Sciences 22 37
American Academy in Rome 1 2
American Association for the Advancement of Science 34 41
American Chemical Society 3 3
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship 16 20
American Geophysical Union 8 8
American Philosophical Society 2 4
American Physical Society 10 11
California Academy of Sciences Fellows' Medal 2 3
California Book Award 2 2
Carnegie Fellowship 1 1
Ford Foundation Fellowship 6 9
Franklin Institute Awards 2 2
Fulbright Scholarship 79 96
Guggenheim Fellowship 41 55
IEEE Fellowship Program 4 6
Kavli Prize 1 1
MacArthur Fellowship 5 8
National Academy of Sciences 10 24
National Book Awards 2 2
National Endowment for the Arts 1 1
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 2
National Medal of Science 1 1
Newcomb Cleveland Prize 2 2
NSF Early Career Development Program 3 4
Packard Fellowship 9 12
Presidential Early Career Award for Science and Engineering 4 6
Residency at the National Humanities Center 2 2
Rockefeller Fellowship 5 8
Searle Scholar 2 2
Sloan Fellowship 38 45
UC Presidential Chair 12 12
United States Artists Fellowship 3 3

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