The APGA makes a number of awards throughout the year. One recognizes distinguished graduate alumni, while the others acknowledge exemplary service to Princeton and the graduate alumni population.

The James Madison Medal

The James Madison Medal was established by the APGA in 1973 to honor alumni of the Graduate School who have distinguished themselves in an exemplary way.

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APGA Regional Association Award

First awarded in 2007, the APGA Regional Association Award is given annually to a Princeton Regional Association that deserves special recognition for increasing participation of Princeton graduate alumni in its regional activities and/or fostering the cause of graduate education at Princeton.

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APGA Board Awards

Several awards are given to recognize individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond in their service to the APGA, graduate alumni, graduate students, the Graduate School or Princeton as a whole.

Andrew Fleming West Society

APGA Certificate of Recognition

Honorary APGA Membership

Call for Nominations

To submit nominations for the Madison Medalist, please fill out the nomination form

To submit nominations for membership on the APGA Board, contact

To submit nominations for the APGA Regional Association Award, please review the guidelines [PDF].