Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award and the Young Distinguished Alumni Award are presented to UFV alumni who have achieved outstanding distinction in career, educational achievement and community service. This non-monetary award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of exceptional UFV alumni.

The Young Distinguished Alumni Award is awarded to an outstanding alumnus who is 35 years of age or younger.


Nominators may be UFV employees, students, alumni, board members, or members of the community. Nominees shall not be individuals who have direct political, legal, or budgetary authority over UFV.

Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Awards normally must agree to attend the awards ceremonies to receive the award.

Nomination Package

Deadline for Nominations: May 1st

You can read stories about recipients of this award here.