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2020 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence

Nominate an alumnus or alumna for an award

The University of Ottawa Alumni Association annually presents the Awards of Excellence to exceptional alumni whose achievements inspire others to succeed.

If you know an outstanding alumnus or alumna whose accomplishments you think should be recognized, nominate them in one of the following five award categories:

•             Meritas Tabaret Award for Alumni Achievement

•             Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award

•             Commitment to the University Award

•             Young Alumni Award

•             Community Service Award

In addition, you can nominate someone who is not an alumnus or alumna, but who has had a positive impact on the University, in the following category:

•             Honorary Member of the Alumni Association Award


The deadline for nominations is February 19, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. EST.    

To submit a nomination, please complete the nomination form. (Note: To submit the required documents, you must have access to a Google account).

You will find category definitions, criteria and selection process information by visiting the Award Categories page.


If you have further questions about the nomination process or the awards, contact the Alumni Relations Office at or 613-562-5857 (1-800-465-1888).

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