The O'Brien Foundation Alumni Award of Distinction

The Alumni Award of Distinction was introduced in 2015 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the O’Brien Foundation.

Members of the O’Brien Foundation Alumni have made significant contributions to their professions and communities at home and throughout the world.

The Alumni Award of Distinction is designed to recognize outstanding achievements of a member of the alumni. This award is the highest honour the O’Brien Foundation could bestow upon an alumnus.  It is presented to a member of the alumni who has achieved regional, national or international recognition for outstanding contributions.

Nomination Process

The Executive Director will issue a call for nominations via posting on the web site, newsletter, letters to alumni, and/or e-mail communiqués. Nominations will be accepted until November 1st of each year. The Alumni Awards Committee will make the selection of the Award recipient in accordance with the award guidelines, and a recommendation will be made to the O’Brien Foundation Board for approval. The successful nominee will be notified by telephone and in writing by the Executive Director.

Nomination Deadline:  November 1, 2019


Paper nominations can be mailed to:

Office of the Executive Director
215 Kings College Rd
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Nominations can also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Subject:  Award of Distinction
Need more information? Call (506) 472-4277 or email as above.