Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form

The Wisconsin Alumni Association invites you to submit a nomination for its top honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is bestowed upon graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Madison who have achieved prominence in their fields and made contributions of enduring impact that are national or global in scope. WAA has been presenting the awards since 1936.

In your nomination, please include information about how the nominee exemplifies the Wisconsin Idea in these areas of their life and work:

  • Professional achievements;
  • Contributions to society; and
  • Support of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

If you have questions, please contact Susan Teskey. Thank you for your continued interest in this tradition of recognizing outstanding UW-Madison graduates.

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