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Gold Medal Nomination Form

The Gold Medal is the highest award bestowed by the Alumni Association, and is designed to recognize Rice alumni, faculty, staff, or friends who have rendered extraordinary service to the university. The following criteria will be considered:

  • outstanding service in promoting the ideals of the founder of the university
  • unusually deep dedication to and advancement of the academic excellence of the university
  • uncommon generosity of time and means in support of the university

To submit a nomination for the Gold Medal Award, complete the following form. Nominations must include at least three letters, including a nominating letter and two letters of support. Incomplete nominations cannot be considered.

Laureates Nomination Forms

To submit a nomination for one of the three Laureate awards, please use the appropriate form below.


Selected honorees are announced in early spring and are honored each year at the annual Laureates Dinner on the evening of Commencement. If you have any questions regarding the nominations process, please contact Tara Quell, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, tquell@rice.edu.

Watch the 2016 Laureates Videos

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