Alumni Awards

United honours our former students and residents with the Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumni Awards in recognition of those individuals who have:

  • Achieved notable success in their profession or field of study or
  • Contributed significantly to society, United/Waterloo or their community through leadership, volunteer service and/or philanthropic endeavours or
  • Demonstrated dedication and leadership in one of the following:
    • International Development
    • Environment
    • Aboriginal issues
    • Social justice/human rights
    • Youth Mentorship
    • Church leadership

Eligibility and Process

Nominees must:

  • hold a degree from the University of Waterloo and
  • have lived in residence at United for at least two semesters or have completed a degree program supported by St. Paul's (International Development, Canadian Studies, Studies in Personality and Religion)

Young alumni are those who have graduated within the past 10 years.

A selection committee will review all submissions and choose winners based on the criteria above.

Nominate an exceptional St. Paul's alumna or alumnus