UCD Alumni Awards 2021 Nominations

The UCD Alumni Awards proudly celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements of our global alumni who have made an exceptional contribution in their chosen field and reflect our mission to contribute to the flourishing of Dublin, Ireland, Europe and the world.

We invite UCD alumnistudents and staff to nominate UCD alumni who have made a positive impact on the world and reflects one or more of the thematic areas of UCD’s Rising to the Future Strategy 2020-2024, creating a sustainable global society; transforming through digital technology; building a healthy world; empowering humanity. How have they met global challenges and made a positive impact on the world?

UCD Alumni Awards are presented every November in the following categories: Arts and Humanities; Business; Engineering and Architecture; Health and Agriculture Sciences; Law; Science; Social Sciences; Sport; and Research, Innovation and Impact.

Who stands out for you?

Thank you for helping us celebrate those exceptional alumni whose achievements inspire us all.

(!) Closing date for receipt of nominations for the UCD Alumni Awards 2021 is Friday 26 March 2021.


Thank you, everyone, for your interest! Nominations are now closed.

Nominations Protocol

What are the criteria for nomination?

Nominators are asked to nominate outstanding UCD alumni who have made a substantial and outstanding contribution as a global leader in their field; who have explored life’s possibilities, met global challenges, are embracing change and whose successes have had a positive impact on the world.

They must actively demonstrate global impact and one or more of UCD’s values: integrity, excellence, collegiality, creativity, diversity or engagement.

UCD Alumni are defined as anyone who has attended the University in an undergraduate or graduate capacity.