TUAA Alumni Awards


Across Canada and around the globe, Trent University alumni are making significant contributions to their University, their professions, and their communities. The Trent University Alumni Association Awards recognize these individuals and their efforts to build a better world.

Do you know a Trent University graduate who is making a positive difference? We encourage you to nominate a deserving alumnus. Each year, a Call for Nominations is made, giving you the opportunity to nominate these individuals.

Trent University is proud of our alumni who are giving back, making a difference, and demonstrating leadership. The Alumni Association is pleased to honour those alumni who are inspiring others, with a series of prestigious awards.

Nominations for the 2024 Alumni Awards closed. We will announce the recipients in May 2024.

Alumni Awards:
Distinguished Alumni Award
Spirit of Trent Alumni Award
Young Leader Alumni Award
Paul Delaney Award for Outstanding Young Philanthropist

Student Award:
The David Glassco Prize 
The Robert W.F. Stephenson Prize

Eligibility & Exceptions:
Nominees must be Trent University alumni.
Self-nominations are not accepted.
Alumni currently sitting in political office are not eligible while in that role.
Awards Nomination & Selection Process:

The Awards and Recognition Committee of the TUAA evaluates all nominations and selects the recipients. The TUAA Council then ratifies the selections. The successful recipients and their nominators will be contacted.

Alumni Award Categories Student Leadership Award Categories



Previous Alumni Award RecipientsPrevious Student Leadership Award Recipients




Please email the Alumni Engagement & Services Department at alumni@trentu.ca or by calling 1-800-267-5774.