The four award categories

Griffith University alumni, staff and members of the community can nominate a potential candidate to receive these awards.

Nominations will be in the form of a 500-1000 word statement (dot points accepted), and supporting documentation including a full Curriculum Vitae and 2 references. An alumnus may be nominated for more than one category.

By nominating an alumnus of Griffith University for one of more of the below categories, both you and they agree to be bound by Terms and Conditions.

Outstanding Alumnus Award

For the Outstanding Alumnus Award nominees must have completed at least 40 credit points of study at Griffith University. Nominees must also have at least five (5) years’ work experience since the completion of their first Griffith University degree. Nominations will be assessed on alignment with the broad selection criteria outlined below:

  • Sustained remarkable success in, and contribution to, their chosen industry/profession, showcased through professional positions, professional standing and recognition, as well as through industry developments, publications, presentations etc.
  • Substantial contribution to the community at local, state, national or international levels. This may be part of employment in their chosen profession or, working as a volunteer in the charitable sector or in other ways.
  • An outstanding character with demonstrable attributes in alignment with the values of Griffith University as outlined in the ‘Statement of Values and Commitments’

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award nominees must have completed at least 40 credit points of study at Griffith University. Nominees will also be under 40 years old (on the due date of the nomination) with at least four (4) years’ work experience since the completion of their first Griffith University degree. Nominations will be assessed on alignment with the broad selection criteria outlined below:

  • Sustained remarkable success in, and contribution to, their chosen industry/profession, showcased through professional positions, professional standing and recognition, as well as through industry developments, publications, presentations etc.
  • Substantial contribution to the community at local, state, national or international levels. This may be part of employment in their chosen profession or, working as a volunteer in the charitable sector or in other ways.
  • An outstanding character with demonstrable attributes in alignment with the values of Griffith University as outlined in the ‘Statement of Values and Commitments’

Outstanding International Alumnus Award

For the Outstanding International Alumnus Award nominees must have completed at least 40 credit points of study at Griffith University and have at least five (5) years’ work experience since the completion of their first Griffith University degree. As a student they would have been enrolled as an international student. Nominations will be assessed on alignment with the broad selection criteria outlined below:

  • Sustained remarkable success in, and contribution to, their chosen industry/profession, showcased through professional positions, professional standing and recognition, as well as through industry developments, publications, presentations etc.
  • Substantial contribution to the community at local, state, national or international levels. This may be part of employment in their chosen profession or, working as a volunteer in the charitable sector or in other ways.
  • An outstanding character with demonstrable attributes in alignment with the values of Griffith University as outlined in the ‘Statement of Values and Commitments’

Outstanding First Peoples Alumnus Award

For the Outstanding First Peoples Alumnus Award nominees must have completed at least 40 credit points of study at Griffith University and have at least five (5) years’ work experience since the completion of their first Griffith University degree. Nominees must also be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Nominations will be assessed on alignment with the broad selection criteria outlined below:

  • Sustained remarkable success in, and contribution to, their chosen industry/profession, showcased through professional positions, professional standing and recognition, as well as through industry developments, publications, presentations etc.
  • Substantial contribution to the community at local, state, national or international levels. This may be part of employment in their chosen profession or, working as a volunteer in the charitable sector or in other ways.
  • An outstanding character with demonstrable attributes in alignment with the values of Griffith University as outlined in the ‘Statement of Values and Commitments’

Contact Us

For questions relating to the awards contact the Development and Alumni team.

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How to nominate

Nominations will be accepted online until Monday 4 May 2020.

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