The purpose of this policy is to inform all departments within the University of
Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) of the requirements to be followed in the
use of Honorariums. An Honorarium is defined as a payment or reward in
recognition for gratuitous or professional services on which custom or propriety
forbids any fixed business price to be set. It includes payments to persons such
as guest speakers and lecturers.
payment of an Honorarium must complete an
Honorarium Approval Form.
Original copies of this form may be obtained from the UAMS Distribution
Honorarium Approval Form
must be faxed or mailed to the buyer. An on-line requisition must be sent to
the buyer and the requisition number referenced on the Honorarium Form.
An Honorarium is a special
category of payment and is not to be used in lieu of regular
travel payments. Persons invited to the University to interview for a position
on the faculty or staff should be reimbursed on a purchase order.
- Honorarium payments in
excess of $5,000, excluding reimbursable expenses, require the use of
Professional and Consultant Service Contracts. Payments in excess of $5,000
must be noted as sole source and the PCS form located on the website:
http://ss.uams.edu/contract/forms/pcscontract.pdf should be completed and
forwarded to Contract Services.
Enter the date of the request.
Request approval of:
Enter the name, address, and social security number of the person to be paid
To Appear For The Purpose of:
Describe the reason and/or occasion for which the person will appear.
On The Following Dates:
Enter the dates, inclusive of all days the person is to appear.
For This Service the University Agrees To Pay
As Follows: Enter the amount that
the UAMS has agreed to pay.
The Director, or his designee, of the responsible department must sign in this
space showing approval of the request.