Throughout the year, alumni are honored for their exemplary work and service, both to the University and to the world. 

Nassau Hall Tiger with Annual Giving Logo

2020 Annual Giving Distinguished Achievement Awards

Class of 2010 volunteers accept Annual Giving Award on Zoom
Annual Giving Celebrates 2019-20 Volunteer Achievements

In a series of virtual celebrations in February, Annual Giving volunteer leaders were recognized for their achievements in the 2019-20 Annual Giving campaign.

Alumna shaking hands with Anthony Romero at Alumni Day 2020

Alumni Day Awards

Considered the most prestigious awards given to alumni, the Woodrow Wilson Award and James Madison Medal are conferred on Alumni Day to an undergraduate alumnus/a and an alumnus/a of the Graduate School.

Anthony Romero at lectern during Alumni Day

Watch: Woodrow Wilson Award Recipient Anthony D. Romero ’87

Kip Thorne giving Madison Medal address at Alumni Day
James Madison Medal Award Recipient Kip Thorne *65
Alumni Council meeting in Rocky Dining Room during Reunions

Award for Service to Princeton

The Alumni Council Award for Service to Princeton recognizes outstanding service contributions to Princeton by any member of the Princeton family, with special emphasis on those who serve significantly, but inconspicuously. Award recipients are recognized at events during Reunions.

Outdoor tent for PANE event.

Make a Nomination

The Committee on Regional Associations encourages and awards innovation among its 160 regional associations found throughout the world. The committee invites all alumni to nominate deserving alumni for this prestigious award.


APGA Regional Association Award

First awarded in 2007, the APGA Regional Association Award is given annually by the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA) 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 and the Graduate School at Princeton University.