Submit your DAA nomination

Do you know a UM graduate who has achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives? Nominate them for a Distinguished Alumni Award.

For more information, please contact Roslyn Dally by email at

Gathering nomination requirements
Submitting your nomination requires the following:

About your nominee

  • Contact information for your nominee, including their name, address, email, phone number.
  • Your nominee's University of Manitoba degree(s), diploma(s), and certificate(s).
  • Your nominee's degree(s) obtained at other universities.
  • Acknowledgement from your nominee that you intend to nominate them.

About you

  • Your contact information, including your name, address, email, and phone number.
  • Your relationship to the nominee.

References and biography

  • Contact information for two references for your nominee, including their name, email, phone number, and relationship to the nominee.
  • Two letters of reference for your nominee from two separate individuals. These references should be uploaded in .docx or .pdf format.
  • A brief biography that captures the most vital information of their nomination (maximum 200 words). Please write this before beginning your submission, and save it to a file that you can use to copy and paste it into the form.

Your rationale
Please prepare a write-up not exceeding 600 words for each category you intend to nominate someone:

  • Lifetime Achievement: Please describe the nominee’s exceptional achievements in their field, including how they have served the University of Manitoba, contributed to the community, and other awards and honours they have received.
  • Professional Achievement: Please describe the nominee's displayed leadership, including how they have shown how they are at the top of their field, and been recognized by their professional community.
  • Community Service: Please describe the nominee’s efforts to impact, inspire and contribute to others in the community outside of their professional role.
  • Outstanding Young Alumni: Please describe the nominee’s achievements in their field, impact on the community, and service to the University of Manitoba, emphasizing what makes them exceptional as a young alumni.

Please write this before beginning your submission, and save it to a file that you can use to copy and paste it into the form.

Submit your nomination

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