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.
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 Friday 15 March 2019.
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.
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