Outstanding Alumni How to nominate

How to nominate

Nominations can be received from anyone, including members of the community, the alumni team, JCU Colleges and nominees themselves.

Nominees must demonstrate outstanding achievements in the category for which they are nominated. The nomination criteria help the selection panel make a sound assessment of each nomination so a recipient can be selected.

Nominees must read the terms and conditions prior to submitting a nomination.

A complete nomination will include:

  • A completed nomination form;
  • Contact details for one referee who may be contacted to verify details of the nomination (full name, email, contact number, job title, employer and relationship to nominee);
  • A written statement addressing the selection criteria that apply for the award category;
  • Current resume or a link to a well-developed LinkedIn profile that details career and achievements, professional positions, publications, presentations and qualifications;
  • A recent photo of nominee;
  • Optional: additional supporting evidence such as awards, media clippings, electronic media footage, etc.

Key dates

  • 12th February 2024:  Nominations open
  • 22nd April 2024: Nominations close
  • By beginning June: Successful nominees contacted, unsuccessful nominators notified that their candidate was unsuccessful.
  • End August: Announcement of recipients.

Make a nomination

The JCU Outstanding Alumni Awards recognise the excellence and achievements of JCU Alumni who have made outstanding contributions in their chosen field.


Nominations for 2024 awards are now closed, however, if you would like to bring an outstanding alumni and their achievements to our attention please email alumni@jcu.edu.au.