Congregations

Nominations for Honorary Fellows

Nominations for Honorary Fellows

Nominations for the award of Fellowships in 2017 have now closed. Court will consider nominations in writing for the award of Fellowships of the University for 2018 in Spring 2018.

Nominators

Any member of Court, Council or Academic Board or of the alumni present at meetings of Convocation at which the request for nominations is tabled, may make a nomination.

Where several members make a joint nomination, one should be shown as the nominator and the others as supporters. The grounds on which the nomination is made should be clearly stated.

Criteria for award

Principles for the award of Honorary Fellowships (Word: 26KB) outlines the criteria for awarding fellowships.

Nomination form

Honorary Fellowship Nomination Form (Word: 16KB)

Send your proposal in an envelope marked ‘Confidential – University Fellowships’ to Dr J V Hogan, Registrar, Executive Office, Newcastle University, King's Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, by Tuesday 28 February 2018.

State clearly whether your nomination is for an Honorary Degree or a Fellowship of the University. Keep your nominations confidential and do not inform the nominee.

Confidentiality of nominations

When making a nomination for an honorary degree or honorary fellowship, this should be done in the strictest confidence and must not be discussed with the potential recipient.

Successful nominations will be publicised following approval by the awarding body (i.e. Senate or Court respectively) before the relevant honorary ceremony.

More information

Contact for queries: Yvonne Lee, Executive Assistant (yvonne.lee@ncl.ac.uk; ext 88856)