Citation Nomination Form
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Wartburg College Alumni Citation Award

Thank you for your interest in completing a nomination for the Wartburg College Alumni Citation Award. Below you will find information about the selection process and criteria, as well as the form to complete the nomination process. Please read through this information carefully.

Prior to completing a nomination, you will want to see if the individual you are considering has been honored in the past. You can view the complete list of past honorees, as well as information about last year’s recipients here.

The following categories of people are not eligible to receive the Alumni Citation Award:
  • Members of the current Wartburg College Board of Regents
  • Members of the current Wartburg College Alumni Board
  • Members of the current Alumni Citation Awards Committee
  • Alumni who graduated after 2001. These alumni are eligible for the Young Alumni Award.
In order to be respectful of the nominee, we have found that keeping the nomination private is best for the process and the nominee. Therefore, it is preferred that the nomination remains confidential and the nominee not be informed.

Selection Criteria
When selecting recipients for the Wartburg College Alumni Citation award, the Citation Committee will consider how the nominee is living out the four pillars of the Wartburg College Mission Statement, both personally and professionally.

Wartburg College Mission Statement
Wartburg College is dedicated to challenging and nurturing students for lives of 
leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning.

Mission Statement Pillars
Leadership, Service, Faith, Learning

While nominations that are particularly strong in one or two of the pillars will warrant consideration, those nominees who are strong in all four areas will have the greatest chance of selection. Nominators should specifically address and acknowledge the nominee's contributions in the four pillar areas when submitting nomination materials.

Nomination Process
Nomination Deadline - March 1 

Nomination requirements:
  • "Basic Information" portion of the nomination form (see below)
  • "Supporting Information" – choose one of the following
- Letter of support from nominator – 1,000 words or less
- Complete "Supporting Information" portion of the nomination form (see below)

While the items above are all that is required, nominators should understand that additional letters and supporting material can be helpful to the committee. (Additional materials can be emailed to the alumni office.) Examples of supporting material include:
  • Vita/resume
  • Newspaper/internet articles
  • Additional letters of support
Instructions for submitting additional optional materials will be sent to nominator via email shortly after the nomination form is completed.

Nomination Form

Please complete the information below, starting with your contact information, followed by basic information about your nominee. Contact the Wartburg College Alumni Office with questions via phone (319-352-8491) or via email.

First Name
Last Name
Primary E-mail
Address 1:
Home Phone Number:
Cell Phone Number:
Basic Information

Please complete the following information about your nominee for the Wartburg College Alumni Citation Award. This portion of the nomination form is required.
Nominee's Title (i.e. Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., Rev., etc.)
Nominee's First Name
Nominee's Last Name
Nominee's Class Year
Nominee's Degree from Wartburg
Nominee's Address
Nominee's City
Nominee's State
Nominee's Current (or most recent) Occupation
Nominee's Current (or most recent) Employer
Supporting Information

You, as the nominator, can either
continue completing this form,
you can choose to submit a letter of support.

 Instructions for submitting your letter will be sent to you via email shortly after completing the form.

If you prefer to provide supporting information for your nominee via this form, please provide brief summaries stating accomplishments and/or your rationale for nominating this person related to leadership, service, faith, and learning, .
We recommend typing these summaries in a word processor and copying them into this form to avoid the form timing out.
When you have completed this form, please click the "Save and Continue" button below to move on to the next step.

Thank you for submitting this nomination and for your support of the mission of Wartburg College.