The biennial NUS Alumni Awards was set up on the occasion of NUS Centennial Celebrations in 2005 to celebrate and honour alumni who have distinguished themselves through significant and impactful contributions to their alma mater, society and the world.
This prestigious award is the highest form of recognition bestowed upon alumni who have exemplified the values of the University and have inspired students and fellow alumni through their outstanding achievements.
Nominations for NUS Alumni Awards 2023 have closed. Nominations for the 2025 awards will be open in the first quarter of 2025.
Eminent Alumni Award
The Eminent Alumni Award recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves nationally or globally for their exceptional and sustained contributions and achievements in public or community service; in the arts, sports, culture or entrepreneurship; or in a profession or scholarly field.
Distinguished Alumni Service Award
The Distinguished Alumni Service Award recognises alumni who have distinguished themselves and demonstrated tangible impact in their chosen fields, and rendered excellent volunteer service to NUS, its predecessor institutions and/or the community.
Outstanding Young Alumni Award
The Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognises alumni aged below 40 who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields. They may also have rendered excellent volunteer service to NUS and/or the community while exemplifying the best attributes of youth in today's world.
Team (Alumni) Award
The Team (Alumni) Award recognises the outstanding achievement of alumni teams who have collectively distinguished themselves in their chosen fields. They should preferably have rendered good volunteer service to NUS and/or the community.