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Alumni: Chancellor’s Distinguished Alumni Awards Categories


Chancellor’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award (Previously Kovsie Alumnus of the Year):

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award is the highest honour accorded to an alumnus. This award recognises the distinguished achievements of its recipient (both professionally and personally) on a national or international scale. This award celebrates an excellent alumnus who serves to inspire fellow alumni, current students, and the community at large

Young Alumnus of the Year Award (from 2015/16)

The Young Alumnus of the Year Award aims to recognise and celebrate the achievements of alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years and have contributed to their respective fields.

Cum Laude Award:

The Cum Laude Award is bestowed upon an alumnus to recognise excellence in any field, whether vocational or voluntary.

Executive Management Award:

The Alumni Award for Outstanding Service to the UFS is occasionally made to any person (not necessarily an alumnus) who has delivered exceptional service to the university.

Kovsie Alumni Ambassadors Award:

The Kovsie Ambassador Award is bestowed upon an individual whose achievements have brought them distinction, benefited their community, and brought credit to the University of the Free State.

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