Alumni Merit Awards

The Alumni Merit Award was established in 1962 by the Alumni Association of Elmhurst College. These awards serve as a means of recognizing three outstanding alumni who provide excellent contributions to society and Elmhurst College.

Award Categories

  • Distinguished Service to Society: awarded to alumna or alumnus who demonstrates, the mission of the College through excellence in a field of service – in society, in the marketplace, as a professional, or in an extraordinary leadership role.
  • Distinguished Service to Alma Mater: awarded to alumna or alumnus who demonstrates, excellence through service to campus life, to students, and to the College as a whole.
  • Young Alumni Award: awarded to a young alumna or alumnus (ages 22-32) for outstanding achievement in community service, career accomplishments and/or loyalty to the College.

Nomination Form

Nominations for the 2018 Alumni Merit Awards will be accepted through Friday, September 7, 2018. If you have questions, please contact or (630) 617-3600. Thank you for your submission!

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