Owain Glyndwr Society Prize for Alumni
In 2010 Glyndŵr University received a silver salver from the Owain Glyndŵr Society, to be awarded to honour an alumnus of the university at the annual degree ceremonies.
Nominations are now open for the 2020 prize with a closing date of Friday 18th September 2020 and the winner will be contacted in October 2020. The prize will be awarded to an eligible alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution in any of the following fields:
- The promotion of learning and education
- The promotion of learning and education through the medium of Welsh
- The promotion of Wales
- Enhancing international links
- Enterprise and innovation
Eligible alumni can nominate themselves or be nominated by another individual or organisation.
Further details about the prize and its eligibility criteria can be found in the attached document along with the prize nomination form which can be used to submit any nominations.
Do you know an alumnus/any alumni of the University that you think are worthy winners of this prize?
If so please nominate them!! Completed forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 18th September 2020.
The salver is displayed in the university library, with the name of each year’s winner marked on a board alongside. The winner will also be awarded with a certificate.
The Active Contribution to Research in Sport Alumni Prize
What is it?
The prize was set up to encourage final year undergraduate students to be excited to engage in the dissertation process with the aim to publish their research findings to a student conference post-graduation as an alumnus of Wrexham Glyndŵr University. The winner will receive a Glyndŵr University prize certificate and the opportunity to present their research findings at the Sport Science depts. internal student conference held at WGU, where the prize will be awarded.
The prize will be awarded to eligible alumni who have demonstrated originality and innovation in their dissertation, which has subsequently been accepted by The British Associate for Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Conference, as a conference proceeding publication post-graduation and where the publication is deemed by the panel to demonstrate an excellent and novel contribution to research in that field.
Eligible alumni will be nominated by the programme team after the alumnus has sent confirmation of their acceptance to the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences Student Conference and provided a cover letter stating how their research is novel and has added to an existing body of knowledge.
Anyone making a nomination will be required to provide explicit reasons for their nomination on the nomination form, clearly demonstrating how the alumnus has met the criteria.
Please note, this prize will not be awarded in the Graduation ceremonies scheduled to take place in January 2021 but will be awarded in the Graduation ceremonies taking place in October 2021.