Deadline for nominations is November 6, 2020. The completed nomination form, nomination letter and two letters of support must be received by noon (CST) on the day of the deadline. Please read all of the information carefully prior to submitting your nomination. For questions, please contact the office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-699-1907 / (306) 966-5186.
Consider the following selection criteria when making a submission:
All nominees' accomplishments should be of such excellence that they provide inspiration to students and other alumni
Review the Terms of Reference and determine the most appropriate award category for your nomination
Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award
Explain how the nominee has achieved excellence, leadership and/ or innovation in their chosen field of endeavor.
Explain how the nominee has made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of society.
Outstanding Impact Award
Explain the nominees significant philanthropic contributions
How has their philanthropy made contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of society?
How has their philanthropy made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the University of Saskatchewan or reflected the values of what the University of Saskatchewan stands for?
BUZ Volunteer Leadership Award
Explain how the nominee has exemplified a spirt of volunteerism and community service.
Explain how their volunteerism has made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of society?
One to Watch Award
In addition to the selection criteria outlined above, consider how the nominee has distinguished themselves through a significant record of leadership, professional accomplishment, and/or community service within ten years of graduation from the University of Saskatchewan. (Nominee must be 35 years of age or younger.)
Consider including information outlining the following:
Community involvement activities
Local, provincial, national, and international activities
Previous awards and/or recognition by peers
Other notable achievements
Support of and/or continued relationship with the University of Saskatchewan
Innovative leadership in field-related technology, programs, or procedures
a nomination letter (1,000 words or less) created by the nominator that is a summary of the nominee's achievements and provides rationale for why the nominee should be selected to receive this award (can be submitted via this form or by mail or email to the contact information below);
two letters of support from additional professional and/or community references (must be submitted by mail or email to the contact information below).
Please explain in 1,000 words or less, based on the award criteria, why your nominee should be chosen for the Alumni Achievement Award. *Nominator OR at least one of two supporters must be a USask alumnus.
Must be alumni of the University of Saskatchewan.
The Alumni Achievement Award Selection Committee will independently review and rank each nominee according to the award criteria prior to the selection committee meeting. The highest aggregate scores and discussion by the committee members will determine the recipients of the Alumni Achievement Awards.
Nominations will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year up to the nomination deadline, which will be set for May each year.
For questions regarding the Alumni Achievement Awards or the nomination process or to submit documents, please contact us at:
By mail: University Relations - Alumni Office Attn: Alumni Achievement Awards Selection Committee G15 Thorvaldson Building 110 Science Place Saskatoon SK S7N 5C9
* Notes for using the online form:
Please read the nomination requirements above and prepare the needed documents before using the online form below. Please provide the documents by letter mail or email using the contact information found above.