The application for the Fall 2017 Awards Cycle will open on Monday, August 7, 2017. 

The Alumni Engagement Award Program provides funding and marketing support for programs sponsored by key constituents of the university and alumni community, enabling the Office of Alumni Relations to extend programmatic benefits and services to a diverse array of the alumni population. Our goal is to help you build and maintain connections among your fellow alumni by sponsoring your programming, whether it be a panel discussion, networking event or a service project. We also welcome programming that provides opportunities for current students to connect with alumni.

Fall 2017 Award Cycle: August 7, 2017 to November 20, 2017. The final review meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 21. All events must occur before December 15, 2017.

Spring 2018 Award Cycle: January 8, 2018 to June 11, 2017. The final review meeting with take place on Tuesday, June 12. All events must occur before June 30, 2018.

For alumni, students, and faculty and staff of the School of International Service:
The AU Alumni Association invites SIS student leaders, faculty, and staff interested in securing financial support to host an alumni event to contact Stephanie Block, associate director, alumni relations at


    Alumni Relations        
    4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
    Isaac W.K. Thweatt
    Director of Alumni Outreach

Past Award Recipients

Spring 2016

Intercultural and International
Communication Program

International Peace and Conflict
Resolution Program

Law Revue

Graduate Student Council

Comparative and Regional
Studies Student Association

Global Governance, Politics,
and Security Program

Global Scholars Program

Phi Sigma Sigma

Global Environmental Politics

The Security - Network at
American University


US Foreign Policy Program

Fall 2015

Natural Resources and
Sustainable Development

The Security - Network at
American University

Global Scholars Program