Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award

Nominations Due

Nominations for the annual Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award will be accepted from February 15, 2024 through March 15, 2024. 

Description of the Award

The Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award is given annually to Graduate School alumni of the University who have distinguished themselves in scholarly or research pursuits, in the community, or in society at large.

The recipient will attend the Graduate School Awards Reception and Commencement ceremony.

See a list of past Distinguished Graduate Alumni winners.

Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must have received either a master’s or Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame and made a distinctive contribution to his or her field, or community, or to society at large with a discernible connection to her or his graduate program at Notre Dame.

Nomination Procedure

Nominations may be submitted by faculty members, department chairs, and directors of graduate studies. Please submit the name of the nominee along with a) a concise statement that describes why this alumna/alumnus deserves to be recognized and what makes him/her distinguished; and b) an updated CV if possible and/or a link to a website with information about the candidate. If a list of your past graduates would assist in your selection, let us know and we will furnish it to you.

Nominations should be submitted here.