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.

View past recipients: 2019 | 2018 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Need examples? Meet some of our past award recipients:

  • Alyson Woloshyn (BA ’00), while battling brain cancer, dedicated her time to raising thousands of dollars for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
  • Olympic gold medallist and youth sports advocate Heather Moyse (BSc ’00)
  • Noted computer scientist and philanthropist David Cheriton (MMath '74, PhD '78)

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.