Faculty of Arts Alumni Awards

Waterloo convocation stage with faculty

The Faculty of Arts is extremely proud of exceptional Arts alumni who, are making a difference in the world through their professional and/or academic achievements, or through their significant contributions to the community. Each year, we are honoured to recognize these distinguished alumni at our Fall convocation.

The awards

The Alumni Achievement Award was established in 1998 to recognize the accomplishments of inspiring Faculty of Arts alumni who graduated more than 10 years ago.

The Young Alumni Award was established in 2009 to recognize the outstanding accomplishments and achievements of Faculty of Arts alumni who graduated in the last 10 years, and are under the age of 35.

Check out the award pages for more information about the nomination criteria and previous recipients.

2019 award recipients

Alumni Achievement Award

Waterloo president with Dianne CarmichaelDianne Carmichael (BA '06, Liberal Studies) was presented with the 2019 Arts Alumni Achievement Award. 

Young Alumni Award

Waterloo president with Marc HallMarc Hall (BA '09, Psychology) was presented with the 2019 Arts Young Alumni Award.


Nominate an outstanding alumnus!

Recognize the achievements of an outstanding alumnus by completing and submitting the forms below!

Deadline to nominate is May 15th.

Related Links

Past Alumni Achievement Award recipients

Arts Young Alumni Award recipient

Past Young Alumni Award recipients