Nominate an Alum!

Nominate an outstanding graduate for an Alumni Award.

Submission Guidelines

  • The deadline for the 2024 awards cycle has passed. Stay tuned for the next nominating cycle.
  • Nominations will be held in consideration for three years.
  • Please complete as much of the nomination form as possible
  • Nominators need not be affiliated with Willamette.
  • You can read the criteria for all the alumni awards online.

Nomination Forms

With your nomination, you enable the dedicated volunteers of the Alumni Board of Directors' Membership and Awards Committee to review nominees through a common process. 

Please select the appropriate form below:

The Sparks Medallion

The Sparks Medallion recognizes graduates whose lifetime loyalty and service to Willamette reflect the ideals of one of the University's most devoted alumni, Lestle J. Sparks, Class of 1919.

Distinguished Alumni Citation

Many of Willamette's graduates have made waves in their own ways — these awards showcase them.

Young Alumni Leadership Award

The Young Alumni Leadership Award is given to recent graduates who have already made noteworthy contributions to their communities, their industry, or their causes. 

About the Alumni Awards

The Alumni Awards are bestowed by the Alumni Board of Directors. Announcement of award recipients takes place in May, and the awards ceremony is held in June each year during Alumni Reunion Weekend.

If you have questions or comments, contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement.

Willamette University

Alumni and Parent Engagement

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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