THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is the highest honor bestowed upon UW Alumni Association members and volunteers. Presented to an individual or group who has had a significant impact on the association, the award recognizes outstanding service or devotion to the UWAA or the University of Washington.
More than 40 individuals or groups have received the Distinguished Service Award since its inception in 1970. View the complete list...
The Distinguished Service Award is presented at the annual UW Recognition Reception in June to an individual or group who has had a significant impact on the UW Alumni Association. The selection criteria for this award are one or more of the following:
- Candidate individual or group has made a major contribution or a combination of efforts having great impact on the alumni association.
- Candidate individual or group has provided a variety of services or held long devotion to the alumni association and the University (i.e., membership, ad hoc, committee service, special assignments).
- Candidate individual or group has made a highly unusual contribution to the alumni association or general body of University alumni (i.e., service in one position for many years, development of a new program relevant to the UWAA or the University, or a single project of great importance to the growth of the alumni association).
Use the online nomination form to submit basic information and a description of why your nominee(s) should receive the DSA Award.