Distinguished Service to International Education Award

The Distinguished Service to International Education Award is presented to a member of the UM community who has achieved an outstanding record of distinguished service to international education at UM.  The Award comes with a $1,000 prize.

Who is eligible:
Any member of the UM community.

Factors considered in the award process include:

  • promotion of international curriculum and awareness.
  • assistance to foreign students and scholars.
  • international program development.
  • promotion of overseas educational experiences among members of the UM campus community.
  • distinguished work in international development.
  • outstanding international scholarship.
  • teaching.

Who may nominate:
Any individual, group or organization within the UM community.

Nomination requirements:

  • A nomination form will be posted soon for the 2017 UM Employee Recognition Day Awards.
  • no more than three letters of reference.

Send nominations and documentation to:
Marja Unkuri-Chaudhry
International Programs
International Center

Final selection is by UM's International Committee.

2016 Winner

Marja Unkuri-Chaudhry
Director of Study Aboard, Student Exchanges, & Institutional Partnerships, Office of International Programs

List of previous recipients.