2018 NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association Achievement Award Nomination Information

Introduction
The Foundation and Alumni Association places an emphasis on the recognition of individuals who have distinguished themselves in their professional fields.

The following criteria for the Alumni Achievement Award have been established by the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association:

Eligibility

  1. NDSU alumni who are graduates are eligible to receive the award.
  2. Current members of the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association Boards are not eligible.
  3. Current NDSU faculty and staff are not eligible.
  4. There will be no posthumous awards.
  5. The candidate must have achieved a level of distinction that would merit comparable recognition in his/her profession or area of excellence.
  6. The reputation of the candidate should reflect favorably on North Dakota State University.

Nomination Process

  1. Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination packet.
  2. Instructions to nominator:
    1. Be sure to keep a copy of all materials submitted for personal future reference.
    2. Submit only the original packet material. There is no need to provide multiple copies of the nomination packet.
    3. Please do not place nomination papers in a binder. Please keep items in an 8 1/2 x 11, one-sided format that is easy to copy.
  3. The following criteria are required:
    1. A completed nomination form.
    2. A letter from the nominator noting at least three specific reasons for the nominee to be considered.
    3. Three additional letters supporting the nomination. (If more than three letters are received, the first three letters received will be placed in the nomination folder.) Please be sure all support letter writers include their address and contact information. All support letter writers will be notified if their nominee is chosen as a recipient.
    4. A detailed vita/resume listing awards, accomplishments, education, etc.
    5. A one-page summary of the vita/resume including outstanding contributions and facts that you want the Selection Committee to specifically note.

Notification Process

  1. A committee made up of Foundation and Alumni Association board members and university deans will select recipients.
  2. When the recipients have been selected, they will be notified by an NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association representative. Nominators will be notified once all recipients have accepted.
  3. Nominations submitted, but not selected, will be kept on file to be considered for two additional years. Updated nominee information is encouraged.

Please remember: Nominations are not relayed to the nominee until the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association has acted.


If you choose to mail your nominations, please check that the following is enclosed:

  1. The completed nomination form
  2. Nomination letter noting at least three specific reasons for the nominee to be considered.
  3. No more than three additional letters supporting the nomination
  4. A detailed vita/résumé listing awards, accomplishments, education, etc.
  5. A one-page summary of the vita/résumé including outstanding contributions and facts that you want the Selection Committee to specifically note.

Please send completed nominations by July 14, 2017 to:

Alumni Awards Committee
NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association
1241 University Dr N
Fargo, ND 58102
800-279-8971
Fax: 701-231-6801
office@ndsualumni.com

If you choose to electronically send your nominations, please fill out the following form and click on the submit button to send.

Achievement Award

Candidate Information
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Thank you for your nomination.





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