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Awards of Excellence Nominations

Nominations are open for 2018!

University of Guelph alumni are doing extraordinary things around the world. The University of Guelph Alumni Awards of Excellence is a celebration of alumni and their outstanding accomplishments.

Please review the award categories and criteria below and submit nominations by January 31.

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The Alumnus/a of Honour award recognizes the achievements of alumni who have brought great honour to their alma mater through professional, community and/or personal endeavors.

Established in 1970, the Alumnus of Honour Award recognizes alumni whose contributions to the community, science, education, business, industry, and the arts are so significant that they bring honour to their alma mater and fellow alumni. This award is generally given for lifetime achievement or sustained commitment to excellence. Nominations should demonstrate both the professional and volunteer contributions made on international, national, provincial and/or local levels as well as the candidate’s demonstrated leadership in business, cultural activities, or other organizations.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Only University of Guelph graduates are eligible.
  • Past recipients are not eligible for a duplicate award, but may be eligible for other University of Guelph Alumni Association (UGAA) Awards.
  • All nomination packages shall be kept confidential.

The Alumni Medal of Achievement recognizes a graduate of the last 15 years, who has achieved excellence through contributions to country, community, profession or the world of arts and letters.

Since 1972, the University of Guelph Alumni Association has honoured the excellence of recent graduates through the Alumni Medal of Achievement. The medal is presented to a graduate of the past 15 years who has made outstanding contributions to their country, community, profession or the world of arts and letters. Nominations should demonstrate significant professional and/or volunteer leadership.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Only University of Guelph graduates are eligible.
  • Past recipients are not eligible for a duplicate award, but may be eligible for other University of Guelph Alumni Association (UGAA) Awards.
  • All nomination packages shall be kept confidential.

The Alumni Volunteer Award honours alumni who have demonstrated loyalty and commitment to their alma mater by supporting the University of Guelph through their volunteer work.

In 1994, the Alumni Volunteer Award was established to recognize and thank alumni who have demonstrated loyalty and commitment to their alma mater by supporting the University of Guelph through significant volunteer leadership. This award recognizes those who have given selflessly of their time and energy through volunteer work with students, faculty, or alumni of the University. Nominators should demonstrate how the nominee has made a difference to the University by identifying the length of their volunteer involvement, areas of concentration and examples of the nominee’s loyalty and commitment.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Only University of Guelph graduates are eligible.
  • Candidates may be re-nominated for up to five consecutive years.
  • Past recipients are not eligible for a duplicate award, but may be eligible for other University of Guelph Alumni Association (UGAA) Awards.
  • All nomination packages shall be kept confidential.

 

Go to our Nomination Form to submit your nomination!

 

 

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