UMD Distinguished International Service Award

The Office of International Programs solicits nominations for the  DISTINGUISHED INTERNATIONAL SERVICE AWARD, presented at our International Awards ceremony during the annual campus celebration of International Education Week.

The award recognizes significant contributions to the University over the past few historic decades when international programs were being developed for the first time on our campus. Nominations are being solicited from all members of the College Park faculty and administration.

The main criteria for selection are:

  • A distinguished international career
  • One (or more) significant contributions to the development of international institutional programs at College Park


Nominations should be sent to:
Lucie Covey
1122 Holzapfel Hall
or by email to:

The nomination should include a letter addressing reasons why your nominee should receive the award and bio-data outlining the major accomplishments of the nominee. Nominations close in late April.