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Nominee Information


Nominator Information

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Nomination Categories

Award categories: 

  1. Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award
    1. As the highest honour presented by the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association (USAA), this award recognizes an alumnus/alumna for an outstanding lifetime of personal and professional accomplishments and contributions to the social, cultural, and economic well-being of society in their field(s) of endeavor.
  2. Outstanding Impact Award
    1. This award recognizes an extraordinary alumnus/alumna who is currently making significant personal and professional contributions in society, demonstrating exceptional leadership in their field(s) of endeavour, maintaining a standard of excellence that inspires their colleagues and peers, with promise of future achievement and resulting in a demonstrable betterment of their community
  3. One to Watch Award
    1. This award recognizes a young alumnus/alumna who is making significant personal and professional contributions in society, resulting in a demonstrable betterment of their community, and setting an example for fellow and future alumni to follow. Nominees and recipients must be 35 years of age or younger and must have graduated within 10 years or less as of the nomination deadline.

Nomination letter

Step 1: Biographical summary

(1,500 characters maximum = approximately 200 words)

Please introduce the nominee:

  • Your relationship with the nominee
  • Their background
  • Their education

Step 2: Outstanding Accomplishments

Clearly explain the nominees outstanding accomplishments which have had a transformative impact in their field of endeavor/expertise. (3,000 characters maximum = approximately 450 words)

 Consider:

  • Awards they have received
  • How they have distinguished themselves from peers and colleagues within their field
  • What contributions have they made to advance their field

Step 3: Philanthropic Contributions

If applicable, clearly explain any outstanding philanthropic contributions they have made, including volunteer accomplishments, that have benefited the social, cultural, and economic well-being of society. (1,500 characters maximum = approximately 200 words)

Consider:

  • Examples of community service and volunteerism, separate from their professional role
  • How they have been philanthropic leaders and inspired their peers

Step 4: Ongoing Commitment to USask

Describe their ongoing commitment to the University of Saskatchewan, through engagement, building reputation, and philanthropy (1,500 characters maximum = approximately 200 words)

Consider:

  • Acts of volunteerism for University of Saskatchewan
  • Acts that bolster the reputation of USask
  • How they exhibit efforts to participate in reconciliation initiatives
  • How they conduct themselves in a way that exemplifies USask Values

Letter of Support #1

Please send your letters of support to alumni.awards@usask.ca or mail to the Advancement Office at the address located below.

To assist you in requesting letters of recommendation, please see the template requesting a letter of support. 


Letter of Support #2


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Contact:

For questions regarding the Alumni Achievement Awards or the nomination process or to submit supporting documents, please contact us at:  

By email:
alumni.awards@usask.ca

By phone:
1-800-699-1907 / 306-966-5186

By mail:
Advancement Office
Attn: Alumni Achievement Awards Selection Committee
G15 Thorvaldson Building
110 Science Place
Saskatoon SK S7N 5C9


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