Nominations for the following awards are accepted every April through June: Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star, Outstanding Faculty Mentor, Junior Faculty for Scholarly Excellence, Wise-Diggs-Berry and Outstanding Staff. Please fill out the form below to nominate individuals for these awards.

Who are you nominating?

In 100 words or less please tell us why you are nominating this person.

Who are you?

Distinguished Alumni criteria for selection:

  • Graduated from Oklahoma State’s College of Arts & Sciences (any degree)
  • Exceptional career background
  • Significant professional recognition (industry/association awards)
  • Community involvement and recognition
  • Service to the College of Arts & Sciences and Oklahoma State University
  • Candidates cannot be inducted posthumously. Self-nominations are discouraged.

Rising Star Award criteria for selection:

  • Earned a degree from the College of Arts & Sciences within the past 10 years.
  • Achieved professional success, and demonstrated outstanding volunteerism and service to the community.
  • Individuals who currently hold elected or appointed state or federal office are not eligible for selection.
  • Individuals employed by Oklahoma State University or any of its affiliates such as the OSU Foundation are not eligible for selection.
  • Posthumous nominations will not be considered.
  • Recipient must be present at the annual awards ceremony to be honored as the Rising Star.