Alumni Awards Nominations
Alumni Awards nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. Nominations must be submitted by April 15 in any given year for consideration at that year’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards Ceremony, held during the week of UNT Homecoming.
All nominations that are not selected will be automatically reconsidered for the next two Alumni Awards selection cycles. It will not be necessary to re-submit; however, nominators may submit additional letters or support documentation by contacting the UNT Alumni Association.
The Alumni Awards selection committee will consist of at least five UNT Alumni Association Board of Directors members. At least one former Alumni Awards recipient, who is not serving in a Board of Directors position, will also serve on this selection committee. The UNT Alumni Association staff and the UNT Advancement Vice President will manage the awards nomination process and serve as non-voting members of the selection committee.
Language: For the purpose of the UNT Alumni Awards program, the term “Alumni” refers to a degree-holding graduate of the University of North Texas.
How to Nominate
To submit a nomination, please complete the form below and attach the following supporting documents:
- Letter of nomination from you (required)
- Two (2) additional letters of support from others (required)
- Nominee’s current resume or CV (suggested)
- Articles, press releases, or other media (optional)
Nominations will remain confidential throughout the selection process.
Please contact the UNT Office of Alumni Relations at 940-565-2834 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Award Description: First presented in 1965, this is the most prestigious award given by the UNT Alumni Association. It recognizes alumni for distinguished achievement that has merited the honor and praise of peers and colleagues. The individuals have been ardent supporters of UNT through gifts of their time, talent and treasure. They have made noteworthy contributions to society, thus reflecting positively on the University of North Texas.
Award Eligibility: Only UNT alumni are eligible for this award. Current faculty/staff of UNT are not eligible for this award.