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Association of Former Students University-level Distinguished Achievement Awards


Since 1955 The Association of Former Students has recognized outstanding members of Texas A&M University’s faculty and staff for their commitment, performance and positive impact on Aggie students, Texas citizens and the world around them.


Each year The Association of Former Students generously makes funds available to provide faculty and staff at Texas A&M with a number of awards recognizing achievement in teaching, research, individual student relationships, continuing education/extension, graduate mentoring, staff and administration. Receipt of an Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award is one of the highest university honors that can be bestowed upon a faculty or staff member.





December 1, 2015

Submit Selection Committee names to Office of the Dean of Faculties by 5:00 p.m.


January 14, 2016

Submit award nominations to

Office of the Dean of Faculties by 12:00 p.m.


January 19, 2016

Selection Committee Meeting 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Attendance mandatory for all committee members


March 1–4, 2016


Colleges/Areas must notify Award Recipients

No later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2016


March 14-18, 2016


Recipients names released to the University community and news media


April 2016


Distinguished Achievement Awards Ceremony

Date TBD





Call for Nominations

The 2015-2016 Call for Nominations, which includes helpful guidelines and important deadlines, as well as associated files, are available for download below.