Call for nominations: Graduate School Alumni Society Recognition Awards

June 17, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Graduate School Alumni Society is now accepting nominations for its annual graduate alumni recognition awards — the Early Career Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Humanitarian Award.

The deadline for nominations is Sept. 30, 2021. Award recipients will be honored at the Graduate School Alumni Society Recognition Dinner on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the Penn Stater Conference Center.

  • The Early Career Award recognizes graduate alumni who have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field. Graduate alumni (master’s or doctoral degrees) who earned their graduate degree from Penn State within the 10 years preceding the deadline for this year’s nominations are eligible for consideration. Submit your nominations.
  • The Humanitarian Award recognizes graduate alumni who have made a positive societal impact on the welfare of humankind. Graduate alumni (master’s or doctoral degrees) who received their graduate degree 10 years or more prior to the deadline for this year’s nominations are eligible for consideration. Submit your nominations.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes graduate alumni who have achieved exceptional success in their profession and have demonstrated loyalty to the University and the Penn State Alumni Association. All Penn State alumni who hold a master’s or doctoral degree are eligible for consideration. Submit your nominations.

More information about these awards, and lists of past recipients, is available online.

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Last Updated June 17, 2021