Nominations for the NUI Galway Alumni Awards 2022 are open. Is féidir ainmniúcháin a dhéanamh anois do Ghradaim Alumni 2022. Please complete the form below to nominate a candidate for an NUI Galway Alumni Award 2022. 

First introduced in 2001, the 'NUI Galway Alumni Awards' acknowledge and recognise the individual excellence and achievements among our 120,000 graduates in over 100 countries around the world. With an impressive roll call of 125 outstanding alumni to date, NUI Galway alumni have made a huge impact on the world and we could not be prouder! 


Among the distinguished honorees are President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins; Olympian Olive Loughnane; Rugby great Ciarán FitzGerald; Tony Award-winning actor, Marie Mullen; Actor and Rising Star, Nicola Coughlan; former Attorney General Máire Whelan; Aedhmar Hynes, former CEO of Text 100; and Adrian Jones of Goldman Sachs.

Representing the diversity of NUI Galway, the seven categories include:

  1. Arts, Literature & Celtic Studies
  2. Business and Commerce
  3. Engineering, Science and Technology
  4. Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  5. Law, Public Policy and Government
  6. Contribution to Sport
  7. Gaeilge