Award nominations


Across Canada and around the world, Waterloo alumni are making significant contributions to their University, their professions, and their communities. The Alumni Awards recognize these individuals and their efforts to build a better world.

In the nomination form, we’ll walk you through a series of questions. Before you begin, we suggest you have the following things ready:

  • Contact and business information for the nominee
  • A short summary about why they should be considered
  • Basic information about yourself

Need examples? Meet some of our past award recipients:

2022 | 2021 | 20202019 | 2018 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Selection criteria

Please read the individual award criteria on the pages below:


Note: If your candidate is chosen to continue to the next level of the nomination process, you may be asked to supply supporting material, e.g. letters of recommendation, biographies, media releases, etc.