UCD Alumni Awards 2023 Nominations

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

The UCD Alumni Awards proudly celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements of our global alumni who have made an exceptional contribution to society in their chosen field.

We invite UCD alumni, students and staff to nominate worthy UCD alumni who have made a positive impact on the world.

We look forward to celebrating inspirational alumni who reflect UCD’s Rising to the Future Strategy 2020-2024 (creating a sustainable global society; transforming through digital technology; building a healthy world; empowering humanity), and who have made a positive impact on the world.

Who inspires you? Submit your nomination below

(!) Closing date for receipt of nominations for the UCD Alumni Awards 2023 is Friday 3rd March 2023.

    Your Name *

    Your Email Address *

    Name of Nominee *

    Award Category *

    Why does this nominee deserve to be recognised with a UCD Alumni Award, and how have they contributed to UCD/society? *

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    What is your relationship to UCD? *

    If you are a UCD graduate, what was your degree and student number (if you know it)?

    Do you give permission to the UCD Alumni Office to update your profile with the information provided above? *

    Should you wish to send additional information, please do so via email to: awards@ucd.ie

    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.


    Exclusions for nomination of UCD Alumni Awards:

    UCD employees (except for adjunct and visiting professors), previous UCD Foundation Day Medallists and previous UCD Alumni Award winners are not eligible for nomination. 

    Awards may not be awarded posthumously.