FAQs - Pepperdine's 2018 "Outstanding Alumni Abroad"

How can I submit a nomination?

Nominations will be accepted via an online system on or before June 26, 2018.

What's the deadline for submitting a nomination?

The application period for 2018 will close June 26, 2018, at 11:59 PM PT. The nomination period for the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Abroad campaign will open on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 10:00 AM PT and close on June 26, 2018, at 11:59 PM PT. 

Who is eligible to enter?

For the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Abroad campaign, any degreed alumnus or alumna from any of Pepperdine's five schools or George Pepperdine College who is living and working abroad is eligible. For the purposes of this campaign, an "alumnus or alumna living abroad" is defined as a degreed alumnus or alumna from any of Pepperdine's five schools or George Pepperdine College who is also a citizen or current resident of another country outside of the United States and is currently living and working in that country.

How are the final honorees selected?

The final honorees will be selected by a multi-disciplinary, multi-school selection committee made up of both faculty and staff members of Pepperdine University.

What is the selection committee looking for?

The committee considers a wide range of factors when choosing honorees. They look for alumni who are excelling in their fields whether that be in corporate business, volunteering, or community work.

What else is considered during the selection process?

  • Nomination form content
  • Previous involvement with the University
  • Number of total recommendations

Can changes be made once the nomination is submitted?

No. Once a nomination is submitted, it is considered a final submission.

How will I know if my nomination was received?

Once you hit "Submit" on a nomination, the system will alert you that it has been received. You can also email social@pepperdine.edu to confirm receipt of your nomination.

How and when will I be notified of the selection committee's decision?

Selected honorees will be notified via e-mail by August 2018.

Whom can I contact if I have more questions?

Any questions, comments, or concerns can be sent to social@pepperdine.edu