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Award Nominations

Honoring engaged, accomplished alumni


The Alumni Medallion recognizes individuals who have exemplary accomplishments in their professional life, service to the community, state or nation, and loyalty and commitment to William & Mary.

The submission form can be downloaded from the Alumni Association’s website at or it can be requested by emailing Three supporting letters are required. Include up to three news articles, vitae, biographical sketches, etc. that are available as supporting documents.

The Alumni Medallion reflects the honor and credit that recipients bring to the university through their actions and contributions. Deadline for submission of all nominations for the 2020 award is April 1, 2019.


The Alumni Association grants Honorary Alumni status to individuals with a distinguished record of service on behalf of the university. Many honorees have been active and supportive spouses of alumni leaders. To nominate an individual, submit a letter describing his or her visible and consistent involvement, advocacy, loyalty and affection for W&M. All letters must be signed.

Nominations may be submitted online at

Mail your letter to Honorary Alumni Award, c/o Executive Director, WMAA, P.O. Box 2100, Williamsburg, VA 23187-2100. The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2018 Honorary Alumni Award is Jan. 15, 2019.


The Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service and Young Alumni Service Awards are given annually to individuals for their exceptional service to the Alumni Association and the university through their involvement in alumni chapters, clubs and constituent organizations. The Young Alumni Service Award is specific to individuals ages 25 to 35.

You may download a nomination form for this and any other alumni awards at https://wmalumni. com/awards-and-recognition.html. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 1, 2019. The Board of Directors will select honorees at its spring 2019 meeting.

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