Application are now open for the Study UK Alumni Awards. Could you be an award winner 2020/21, then get ready to share your success with the world. The British Council is inviting application for the Study UK Alumni Awards to celebrate the outstanding achievement of UK alumni.
The Alumni Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.
The Application for the Study UK Alumni Awards closes on October 30, 2020.
Why Apply For Alumni Awards
The prestigious Alumni Awards is offered to celebrate the outstanding achievement of UK Alumni.
The British Council in partnership with UK higher education institutions created the Study UK Alumni Awards which is intended to recognised the outstanding success of many international alumni in professional achievement, entrepreneurial, and social impact.
To celebrate the outstanding achievement of the UK international alumni,
all selected alumni award finalist benefit from increased PR and press opportunities that raise their profile and share their success with international audiences.
Raise selected international alumni profile and build their professional networks and business connections, win a trip to the UK.
Winner of the global awards will be celebrated on a global scale and invited to the UK for a networking and professional development opportunity.
Get professional contacts and connections
Reconnecting with UK university and the UK
Alumni Awards Categories
The award categories for the Study UK Alumni Awards are
Professional Achievement Award
Recognizing alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary leadership and achievements in their professional industry, and who can demonstrate the impact and scale of their achievements in their profession, and beyond.
Recognizing alumni who are active in initiating or contributing to innovative or creative new ideas, solutions or business opportunities, that have the potential for strong growth.
Social Impact Award
Recognizing alumni who have made an exceptional contribution and commitment to creating positive social change and improving the lives of others.
Study UK Alumni Awards Requirements
The Study UK Alumni Awards are open to alumni living outside of the UK only.
- Alumni must have UK study within the last 15 years (i.e. 2005 – 2020)
- Must have studied and enrolled at an officially recognized (178 institutions) or listed (679 institutions) UK higher education institution
- Studied Professional short courses: alumni are only eligible if the course they studied was at degree level (or above), offered by a recognized UK institution in the UK (and they fulfil the rest of the criteria). Post-doc researchers are ineligible.
- All applicants, except global award winners, from the Alumni Awards in previous years may re-apply if they meet this year’s eligibility criteria. Winners from previous national level awards will be considered for global awards only.
- Applicants must not be currently employed by the British Council or Gradcore.
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Study UK Alumni Awards Criteria
All eligible applications will be assessed on the extent to which they meet the following five judging criteria:
- Impact: evidence of tangible impact, and scale of impact, of your work (inspired by your UK education) in your profession/community/society.
- UK Influence: evidence of how your UK education has played a key influence in your success and impact.
- Media Traction: Extent to which your success story is likely to resonate with local/regional/national media in your country of entry, or beyond (global media).
- Potential to Influence and Inspire: Extent to which (including capacity and willingness) you and your story are likely to influence and inspire the next generation of prospective internationally mobile students in your country of entry to choose the UK as their study destination.
- Quality of Application
How Can I Apply For The UK Alumni Awards?
Note: The application and nomination closes October 30, 2020.
Could you be an award winner in 2020-21? Application and nomination for the UK Alumni Awards are now open
To apply, you need to be an alumni with outstanding achievement and showcase successful impact in any of the alumni award categories
You also need to be meet this year UK Alumni awards requirements
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