2019 Award of Merit Application

2019 Award of Merit Application


Recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of living University of Illinois College of ACES alumni who have excelled in their careers, leadership or service upon graduation from college. Awardees will be honored on Monday, April 8, 2019 as part of the ACES Alumni Award of Merit Alumni Recognition events and at the college’s FUNK Awards Banquet.

Scoring will consist of 40% Professional Accomplishments and Service to Professional Organizations,
30% Community Achievement and Service to the Community; 25% Service to the University of Illinois and College of ACES and 5% Nominator’s Letter of Endorsement

Guidelines for Nomination:
Submit the completed nomination form. Complete applications should include all relevant information within the nomination form. (Letters of reference only serve to support the nomination and are not factored in scoring.) Nominee information is limited to the area available in each area of the form. Do not attach extra pages.

Attach letters of reference (minimum 2, maximum four) in support of this nomination. One letter of reference should be from a University of Illinois past or current faculty or staff member. Names,
addresses and an email must be included on reference letters.

Attach resume of nominee (no vitas please).

All nomination forms, resumes, and letters of recommendation must be completed and submitted
electronically to Tina Veal at vealt@illinois.edu.

Applications are due October 15, 2018.

No confirmation of receipt of the nomination will be sent. All materials received for a single nominee will constitute that person’s nomination. It is the responsibility of the nominator(s) to insure that all materials have been received by the College of ACES Alumni Association office.

NEW - Applications will only be considered for one year. Applications may be resubmitted for up to three years. If a nominee is not selected after 3 years, a new application can be submitted after 3 additional years.

Questions please contact:
Tina Veal
Director of Alumni Relations
College of ACES Alumni Association
University of Illinois – MC - 631
Suite 124 ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center
1101 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

View all past award winners online: http://acesalumni.illinois.edu/awards