About the Awards and the Nomination Process

Alumni Tribute Awards ImageThe Alumni Tribute Awards are designed to recognize achievements of the outstanding women and men who are alumni of Memorial University.

The awards are the highest honour bestowed by Memorial graduates and friends to exceptional Memorial alumni who've made tremendous contributions at home and around the world.

The recipients of the 2018 Alumni Tribute Awards were:

  • Alumnus of the Year - Paul Antle, B.Sc.'85
  • J.D. Eaton Award - Fred Cahill, B.Eng.'80
  • Horizon Award - Bethany Downer, B.Sc.'16
  • Outstanding Community Service Award - Sharron Callahan, BA'68

To learn more about these outstanding Memorial University of Newfoundland alumni, click here

2019 Alumni Tribute Awards Online Nominations

The 2019 online nominations are now open. Anyone can nominate a deserving alumnus or alumna in the four categories: Alumni of the Year, J.D. Eaton Award, Horizon Award and Outstanding Community Service Award. Descriptions of each award can be found here.

Nominate a deserving alumnus or alumna today!

Become a 2019 Partner for Alumni Tribute Awards

If you would like to become a 2019 partner for this event, please send an email to reunion@mun.ca with your name, organization (if applicable) and your contact details and someone will be in touch shortly after.

2019 Partners:


Alumni Affairs and Development

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