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Alumni Award Nomination Form

Outstanding Alumni Award Nomination Form

The Earlham College Alumni Council gives up to three alumni awards each year to Earlhamites who have demonstrated excellence or achievement in a chosen career, and/or active participation in service and volunteer organizations.

The Recognition Committee will review each nomination and make recommendations to the Alumni Council for final approval. Awards are presented at a ceremony held during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.

The nominator may be contacted by the Recognition Committee for additional information. Nominations must be received by December 31 to be honored in the following year, and will be considered for up to three years. The nomination will then be dropped, unless renewed by the nominator or a member of the Recognition Committee.

General Criteria

  1. A recipient must be an alumna/alumnus of Earlham College and have attended at least one full term or semester.
  2. The recipient should reflect honor on Earlham through his/her achievements. These achievements should be complemented by a continuing commitment to Earlham College and its ideals. The activities or distinctions attained by the recipient may be in non- traditional areas.
  3. The recipient cannot be a voting member of the Alumni Council or Board of Trustees, the current past chair of the Council or Board, an alumna/alumnus who has received honorary degrees from the College, or a current member of the Earlham faculty or staff.
  4. The recipient must appear on campus to receive the award. If appropriate, the recipient may be invited to participate in campus activities, such as lectures, convocations, and workshops.  
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