Alumni Achievement Awards

Help us recognize the significant contributions of The King’s University alumni and help us begin the tradition of celebrating the amazing contributions our King’s alumni make in the world. Nominations for alumni awards close July 31, 2020.

A nomination consists of two steps:

  1. Nomination Form
  2. Letters of Support

Steps to Nominate

1. Confirm eligibility

  • Nominees must have completed at least 24 credits at The King’s University to be considered an alumni.
  • Current King’s faculty and staff who are also alumni are eligible to receive an alumni award.
  • Alumni awards are not awarded posthumously.

2. Select a category

Distinguished Alumni

This award is given to alumni who have a track record of excellent academic achievement and who have made outstanding lifetime accomplishments with significant impact that inspires others, links to King’s mission and vision, and brings great honour to the university. The recipient will have achieved national and/or international regard or significant local impact as a result of their contributions to any field.

Servant Leader Award

This award is given to alumni who have lived out the call of Micah 6:8 to act justly, love mercy, and walk faithfully with our God. The recipient will have demonstrated extraordinary service to others, advocacy for the disadvantaged, and a commitment to volunteering.

Accomplished Young Alumni

This award is given to alumni who are 35 years old or under who have outstanding professional achievements and/or made significant community contributions.

3. Complete the nomination and nominee biography form

Make sure your biography answers the following questions:

  • Why are you nominating this alumna/alumnus? In what area has this person excelled — what demonstrates how this nominee is exceptional? How do they stand out from their peers?
  • What has the nominee achieved outside of their profession – personal interests, charity work, involvement in the The King’s University community or their community at large?
  • Are their contributions and achievements based on individual merit or personal commitment, rather than as a result of their position of employment?
  • How does the person nominated make you proud to be connected to The King’s University? What personal qualities does the nominee exhibit that makes them an inspiration for students and other alumni?

4. Submit Reference Letters of Support

  • Ideal referees are people who can personally comment on the specific achievements, contributions, and the impact of these actions of the person nominated. (employer, pastor/or faith leader, faculty, community leader, etc)
  • A minimum of three letters are required for Distinguished Alumni Award nomination A minimum of two letters of support are required for all other categories. A maximum of five letters of support may be submitted in all categories. 
  • Letters of support must be written specifically for The King’s University Alumni Awards program. Letters of support written for other awards, honours, or scholarships are not accepted.