Nominate for DAA & OYTEX

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1.      Be distinguished in his or her chosen business, profession or life's work and must have received some previous recognition from contemporaries.

2.      Be a person of such integrity, stature, demonstrated ability and renown that the faculty, staff, students and alumni of The University will take pride in, and be inspired by, his or her recognition.

3.      Have demonstrated a continuing interest in the University of Texas at Austin and in The Texas Exes and must have contributed time, talent or money to one or more programs.

4.      In deed or action, reflects and recognizes the importance of his or her education at the University, who demonstrates pride in our alma mater, and whose interest and loyalty are evident.

5.      For the Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award, a nominee must be 39 or younger on January 1 of the year in which the award is presented.

View the list of previous recipients: Distinguished Alumnus Award 
Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award.



1.      Please consider writing a formal letter of recommendation for your nominee which can be attached to this nomination form.

2.      Please also consider submitting a formal biography or relevant article for your nominee.  Supporting data is critical.

3.      DEADLINE: Nominations are always accepted, but the deadline for consideration in the coming year is October 1.

This information will be submitted to the selection committee. In a few statements, please tell us why you are nominating this alumnus for consideration. A “snapshot” biography or list of accomplishments is also helpful. Bear in mind that you can attach a lengthier letter of recommendation, formal biography or supporting articles below.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
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After clicking “SUBMIT", you’ll receive a confirmation message containing contact information for award-related inquiries and/or submission of additional supporting documentation.
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