University of Alaska Anchorage, Center for Community Engagement and Learning, Service-Learning Awards, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2014

University of Alaska Anchorage, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Service to the Community, 2011

National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology, 2004-2006 ($24,000)

von Hippel, F.A. Research Experiences for Undergraduates. - DEB 0618551, DEB 0522059, DEB0422687

National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education, 2001-2004 ($69,011)

Colt, S.G. & von Hippel, F.A."Development of Alaska Earth Systems Field School" - DUE 0088662

University ofAlaska Meritorious Faculty Award for Extraordinary Performance, 2003

University of Alaska Natural Resources Fund, 2002-2003 ($24,000)

Major, E.B. & von Hippel, F.A. "Community based water quality assessment: Building on the service-learning approach"

Columbia University Academic Achievement Award (for university service), 1999

University of California Teaching Effectiveness Award, 1996

University of California Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 1995