Recognition Awards

The Alumni Recognition Awards celebrate members of the George Brown College alumni community whose contributions and accomplishments have demonstrated leadership and enhanced the reputation of our alumni community and the College. The awards are part of our broader alumni recognition activities, aligned with the College’s Vision 2030 and LEAD values. The awards are presented annually. 

Guidelines for Nominations

Nominations are accepted continuously throughout the year. Anyone can nominate a candidate for a George Brown Alumni Recognition Award including the employers, friends, colleagues and family members of nominees. Awards are open to all graduates of George Brown.

Completed nomination forms must be received by February 20, 2024. Any nominations received after this date will be considered for the following year.

The nomination forms should be complete and include as much supporting documentation as possible.

Each nomination package should include:

  • Fully completed Nomination Form, including a clear and concise statement of 300 words or less indicating why the candidate deserves recognition in this category.
  • Nominee biography (resume or curriculum vitae is also accepted)
  • Supporting documents such as reference letters, testimonials, photos, copies or links to relevant videos and photos, media clippings other information deemed pertinent by the nominator can be emailed to

Selection Process

Alumni Relations administers the Alumni Recognition Awards through an Awards Selection Committee. Nominations are invited from the broader George Brown community via the George Brown alumni web pages.

Selection is based on the nominee’s accomplishments in alignment with the criteria as highlighted on the nomination form. It is important that the nomination forms include all relevant information pertaining to the award criteria. Supplemental letters of support, biography, and list of accomplishments that clearly make the link between the nominee and the award for which they are being considered.