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Builders Award Nominations

The Association of Rice Alumni is pleased to honor undergraduate or graduate alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years and made outstanding contributions in service to Rice post-graduation, whether through involvement with university departments, residential colleges, athletics, alumni events, volunteering or fundraising initiatives. The ARA will consider those who have demonstrated one or more of the following:

  • Shown sustained support of the Rice community through meaningful service and involvement.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to current Rice students and/or fellow alumni.
  • Enhanced the reputation of the university by representing Rice’s core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence.
  • Dedicated time, talent and energy to advance the Rice community.

Each nominee is required to have one individual nominator who can attest to the nominee’s fitness to receive the award. Additional references may be provided and the Office of Alumni Relations may reach out to any individual references listed on the nomination form to solicit their endorsement.

Nominations must be received by February 26, 2024 to be considered for the award in the following year.

If you have any questions or need assistance submitting a nomination, please contact