Alumni Award Nomination
Submission for 2017 are now closed, nominations for 2018 will open on May 1. Awards winners are announced at Homecoming (October 13-15, 2017). Any forms submitted after March 1, 2017 will be considered for Homecoming of the following year. Please call the Office of Alumni Engagement at 1-888-498-2586 if you have any questions. You may also print the form here.
IWU Trustees, Alumni Association Board of Directors, previous IWU Alumni Award Winners, and past Honorary Degree recipients are ineligible for these awards. For a complete list of previous winners, click here.
The Distinguished Alumnus/na Award
This award is presented annually to an alumnus/na who has made a distinguished contribution to society, has achieved professional distinction, or has demonstrated civic leadership.
The Robert M. Montgomery Outstanding Young Alumnus/na Award
Named for a 1968 alumnus and former IWU Alumni Director, this award recognizes young alumni for outstanding professional achievement, civic leadership, or both. Nominees for this award should have graduated less than 15 years ago.
The Loyalty Award
This award recognizes alumni who have benefited Illinois Wesleyan either through service to the University, strong financial support, or both.