Alumni Awards

Now is your chance to honor your fellow alumni by nominating them for the following alumni awards:

Distinguished Service Awards
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes medical and biological sciences alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the Division of the Biological Sciences and to the University of Chicago by demonstrating outstanding leadership in-and making significant contributions to-the biological sciences or medicine through research, clinical care, health service administration, public and professional service, or civic duties. The Distinguished Service Award for Early Achievement requirements includes the criteria above and alumni who graduated within the past fifteen years are eligible.

To submit a nomination, you must do the following:

  • Complete the official online nomination form; and
  • Submit a letter of nomination,¬†
  • Submit nominee's professional bio.

Preview the online nomination form here.

View frequently asked questions (FAQs) here.

You may also submit additional supporting materials and are encouraged to contact others who can support this nomination by asking for additional letters of support. The FY18 nomination deadline was November 30, 2017. Nominations submitted after this date will be held for consideration in FY19 (July 1, 2018 ‚Äď June 30, 2019).

University Alumni Awards
The University of Chicago grants alumni medals and public service awards to honor our distinguished and committed alumni‚ÄĒthose who have shaped the world and strengthened our global alumni community. Learn more about these awards here.
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