From the Salisbury Prize to the Icabod Washburn Young Alumni Award to Fulbright Scholars, explore the many accolades and honors given to WPI students, faculty, and alumni from outside organizations as well as the university.

Information on endowed professorships at WPI can be found here.

Interested in a competitions coordinated by WPI's Collaborative for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI)? Visit the CEI site to learn more and apply.


Student Recognition Awards

Nearly 50 students were recently honored at the Student Recognition Awards ceremony for their academic achievements and the work they do outside the classroom to enrich WPI and the surrounding community. Dean of undergraduate studies and mathematics professor Arthur Heinricher was also honored as Advisor of the Year for his work with Phi Kappa Theta.

Innovator of the Year

WPI's Innovator of the Year Award recognizes a graduate or friend of WPI who has demonstrated exemplary accomplishments as an innovator, showcasing individuals who have excelled in driving innovation within enterprises of all kinds.

President's IQP Award

The President's IQP awards are given to student teams whose conception, performance, and presentation of their Interactive Qualifying Projects (IQPs) have been judged outstanding in focusing on the relationships among science, technology, and the needs of society. Congratulations to this year's winners.


Advisor of the Year
African, Latino/Hispanic, Asian and Native American (ALANA) Consortium Awards
Albert H. Schwieger Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement (by a SIM graduate)
Andrew Holt Memorial Award
Athletic Hall of Fame
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation In Engineering & Technology Education
Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Academic Advising
Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research & Creative Scholarship
Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Staff Member
Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Teaching
CARE (Courageous, Aware, Responsible, Exceptional) Award
Carl F. Meyer Improvement Award in CEE
CEE Advisory Board MQP Award
Chair's Exemplary Faculty Prize
Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class
Charles O. Thompson Scholar Outstanding Member of the Class
Class of 1879 Prize for Outstanding Projects in the Humanities
CORE Awards
Crimson and Gray Awards
Denise Nicoletti Trustees' Award for Service to Community
Diversity Program of the Year
Edwin Coghlin ’23 Award for Community Service
Edwin “Ted” Coghlin Jr. ’56 Humanitarian Leadership Award
Emerging Leader of the Year
Frank D. DeFalco Award
Fulbright Scholars
Fulbright Specialist
Fulbright U.S. Student Award
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Goat's Head Award for Lifetime Commitment to WPI
Graduate Research Innovation Exchange Awards
Great Problems Seminar (GPS) Poster Presentation Winners
Herbert F. Taylor Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to WPI
i3: Investing in Ideas with Impact
Ichabod Washburn Young Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship
Innovator of the Year
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Fellowship
John Boynton Young Alumni Award for Service to WPI
Kalenian Award
KEEN Outstanding Faculty Award
Marietta E. Anderson Award
Marshall Scholarship
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
Organization of the Year
Outstanding Women Student Awards
Peer Learning Assistant of the Year
President's IQP Awards
Professor of the Year (Massachusetts)
Program of the Year
Provost's MQP Awards
Rhodes Scholar
Robert H. Goddard Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement
Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
Salisbury Prize
Salisbury Prize
Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award
Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Award
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award
Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
Strage Innovation Award
Student Employee of the Year
Sustainability Project Competition
Tau Beta Pi Scholarship
Teaching Assistant of the Year
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Truman Scholarship
Two Towers Prize
Two Towers Prize
Udall Scholarship
William R. Grogan Award for Support of the Mission of WPI
Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize
Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize
WPI Award for Distinguished Service