Tohoku University International Award and International Alumni Association Awards



To commemorate the 115th anniversary of Tohoku University’s founding and its 100th anniversary as a comprehensive university, Tohoku University will present many awards to alumni and alumni associations. These awards will be presented at the 115th anniversary of the university’s founding and the 100th anniversary of its transformation into a comprehensive university ceremony (hence referred to as the “115th Anniversary Ceremony”) on October 1, 2022.

Please submit the award application via the google forms provided on this page if you know an alumnus who has done outstanding work in their field, or if you are a member of a Tohoku University alumni association that has performed a noteworthy action for society or the University. Thank you very much!

 




〇The Awards

Category I: Individual Award

Tohoku University International Award

This award is given to one person who is a Tohoku University alumnus, former employee, or an individual with a connection to the university who lives outside of Japan and who has made substantial contributions to the university’s overseas presence through academic, cultural, or social activities.


Category II: Alumni Association Awards

Tohoku University International Alumni Association Awards

(A) Distinguished Alumni Activity Award

This award is given to one alumni association for remarkable initiatives that promote the university’s international presence, make a significant contribution to the local community, or support the Alumni Association in strengthening its alumni network. (e.g., organize public seminars and workshops on areas of competence, alumni networking events, and so on)

(B) Best Promotion Program Award

This award is given to one alumni association that has organized initiatives to promote Tohoku University among the younger generation in the alumni’s home country or region (e.g., study abroad fairs, scholarship information sessions, and so on).



〇Awards Prize

Category I: Invitation to the 115th Anniversary Ceremony and a Certificate of Commendation (travel expenses will be covered).

Category II: Both the A and B category winners will be invited to the End-of-Year Finale Event (Tohoku University Day [tentative]) and receive a Certificate of Commendation. (Travel expenses will be covered. Each of the award-winning alumni associations is encouraged to send two representatives, i.e. a total of four people will be invited.)

* If the award-winning alumni association hosts the End-of-Year Finale Event (Tohoku University Day [tentative]), a representative from the host alumni association will be invited to the following year’s Homecoming Day and will receive a Certificate of Commendation (travel expenses will be covered).

* The nature of some prizes may later be changed.


〇Nomination deadlines

Category I

August 10, 2022 (Wed) 17:00 JST

Category II

September 9, 2022 (Fri) 17:00 JST

 




〇Awards Nomination Guidelines

Tohoku University International Alumni Award and Tohoku University International Alumni Association Awards Nomination Guideline(English and Japanese Version)

〇Awards Application Submission

1. Entry for Tohoku University International Award Individual Alumni (Deadline: August 5th, 2022)>> Click here to entry
2. Nomination Form for Tohoku University International Award (Deadline: August 10th, 2022)>>Click here to nominate
3. Nomination Form for Tohoku University International Alumni Association Award (Deadline: September 9th, 2022)>>Click here to nominate



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