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Faculty of Mathematics Alumni Achievement Medals

Faculty of Mathematics Alumni Achievement Medal

The Faculty of Mathematics Alumni Achievement Medal was established in 2002 to acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments and achievements of alumni of the Faculty to their communities and professions.

One (or more) medal(s) will be awarded annually at the fall Faculty Banquet to individual(s) who have a minimum of ten years post-graduation experience and have demonstrated one or more of the following:

  • Outstanding professional or business accomplishments
  • Distinguished community and public service
  • Academic excellence

Note: Current or retired University of Waterloo faculty and staff are excluded.


The Faculty of Mathematics Young Alumni Achievement Medal was established in 2011, to acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments and achievements of young alumni of the Faculty to their communities and professions.

The award will examine the accomplishments of the nominee based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated business, entrepreneurship, mathematical and/or management accomplishments
  • Demonstrated volunteer leadership and humanitarian endeavours
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the pursuit of academic careers and research

One medal will be awarded annually to an individual who:

  • Has graduated within the last ten years from the Faculty of Mathematics
  • Is 35 years of age or younger
  • Has achieved notable level of success based upon, but not limited to the above criteria, including activities that inspire their peers, other young alumni, recent graduates, and current Mathematics/Computer Science students

Note: Current or retired UWaterloo faculty and staff are excluded.

Call for nominations

Friends, family, colleagues, faculty members and other alumni may nominate alumni candidates.

If you know of a worthy UWaterloo Mathematics graduate who, in your opinion, should be considered for a Faculty of Mathematics Alumni Achievement Medal please complete and submit the nomination form online.

Note: Only complete nominations will be accepted.

Nomination deadline for 2017 is Sunday, April 30, 2017!

Past recipients

Visit the gallery of past recipients for a listing and photos of all medal recipients and their citations.

To view the Alumni Achievement Medal Award Selection Committee Members, click here.