President’s Award for Distinguished Service by UBC Emeriti

The UBC Emeritus College presents one or more President's Award for Distinguished Service annually to UBC Emeriti who have, since attaining UBC Emeritus status, displayed exceptional leadership in volunteer community services. These services may benefit others in Canada or abroad. In addition to the recognition of the Award, recipients will receive $1,000. It is anticipated that the recipient(s) will direct the fund to an organization, charity, or fund of their choosing. Any person may nominate candidates for the Award to the Emeritus College through the online nominations form below. 

--DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: February 1, 2019--

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of the Award is to:

  • recognize the important voluntary and community contributions by UBC Emeriti make to broader communities
  • celebrate and honour Emeriti who have demonstrated outstanding achievements beyond their academic work
  • highlight UBC and the accomplishments of its Emeriti
  • connect the Emeriti community, to the University community and the wider communities
     

2019 Eligibility, Criteria and Process

  • Candidates must be persons listed under "Emeritus Staff" in the UBC Vancouver Academic Calendar.
  • UBC Okanagan Emeriti are not eligible in 2019. 
  • The two letters of support can be submitted by anyone with knowledge of the candidate's activitties and achievements.
  • Any person may nominate candidates.
  • Candidates are only eligible for one President's Award for Distinguished Service by UBC Emeriti in a lifetime.
  • Posthumous nominations will not be considered.
  • Awards need not be given every year.
  • The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 1, 2019.
  • President Ono will be present the Award at a special reception on March 13, 2019.

Nominations

  • shall include all requirements as stated and no more: any additional information will be discounted as per the pre-determined cut-off
  • may be submitted by a nominator for more than one candidate in a particular year
  • will stand for consideration in the year in which they are submitted. Unsuccessful nominations will automatically be considered in the following two years.
  • may not be made for oneself, or for a relative or family member, but candidates are encouraged to seek potential nominators.
     

 

Nomination Form

Nominator Details

Your Name

Candidate's Contact Information

Candidate's Name

Nomination Information

Supporting Documents

Use these fields to:

  • Submit your nominating letter of up to two (2) pages explaining how the candidate fits the stated criteria for the award and why they should be chosen to receive the award
  • Attach 2 letters of support to accompany the nomination
  • Submit a list of the candidate's activities and accomplishments that are relevant to the nomination. Please include dates, where appropriate.

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