Faculty Alumni Awards
Faculty of Arts and Humanities Alumni Award
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities Alumni Award is designed to recognize outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to their field, community, or society, and who have demonstrated excellence in their profession, leadership, and service. The award is open to all alumni of Western University’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities. 2023 is the inaugural year of this long overdue recognition of the superb alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Western Engineering initiated the L.S. Lauchland Engineering Alumni Medal in 1976 to mark the retirement of Professor L. Stuart Lauchland, past President of the A.P.E.O. The Committee inaugurated a series of medals to be presented annually unless it decides that in a particular year no suitable nominations have been received. Western Engineering alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for this award each year.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry offers an annual awards program that recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the School, the community, and/or their profession.
Alumni of Distinction - Medicine Awards
- Professional Achievement Award
- Community Service Award
- Young Alumni Award
- Excellence in Basic Science Research Award
Alumni of Distinction - Dentistry Awards
- Alumni of Distinction
- Honorary Alumni of Distinction
- Young Alumni Award
The Don Wright Faculty of Music Alumni Wall of Fame was established in 2008 and celebrates alumni from around the world, who have made outstanding contributions to their professions. A panel of faculty, staff and alumni review every nomination and two recipients are recognized each year for their achievements.
The Faculty of Health Sciences Young Alumni Award recognizes a recent gradute 35 years of age and under for contributions made both while a student at Western and those that have continued or developed once outside the walls of the academy.
The Nursing Alumni of Distinction Award and the Rising Star Award recognize significant contributions by an alumnus to the university community, the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing and nursing profession. The Awards are presented each year at the Nursing Homecoming Event.
The Western Law Alumni Association (UWOLAA) will select one individual from each of the following categories:
The Ivan Rand Alumni Award
Awarded for outstanding contribution to the Law School and to the alumni community.
W. Iain Scott Business Leadership Award
Recognizing superior achievement in business and leadership.
Community Service Award
Recognizing significant contribution to the community through volunteer work.
The Western Science Alumni Award of Achievement, created in 2022, acknowledges and celebrates Western Science alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions.