Tohoku University International Alumni Award – Nomination Submission Extended –

As a projects in commemorating the 115th anniversary of Tohoku University’s founding and its 100th anniversary as a comprehensive university, Tohoku University International Award (individual category) has gained a lot of interest from each alumni to nominate Tohoku University alumnus, former employee, or an individual with a connection to the university who lives outside of Japan and who has made substantial contributions to the university’s overseas presence through academic, cultural, or social activities.

However, since this is the first year we are giving out this award, we decided to choose more than two winners as special arrangement and extend the deadline for nomination submissions until August 30th, 2022, with details as follows.

〇 Number of Award Winner

(Before) 1 winner

(After) More than 2 winners

〇 Nomination Submission Deadline

(Before) August 10th, 2022 (Wed)

(After) August 30th, 2022 (Tue)

〇 Award Commendation Ceremony


Award winner will be invited to 115th Anniversary Ceremony on October 1st and receive certificated of commendation (Transportation costs will be covered)


  • The International Alumni Award Commendation Ceremony will be held outside of the 115th Anniversary Ceremony event schedule. (The date and time of the International Alumni Award Commendation Ceremony will be announced later. It is expected to be held by the end of the year.)
  • Transportation costs to attend the International Alumni Award Commendation Ceremony will be covered.
  • invitation to attend the 115th Anniversary Ceremony on October 1st online will be informed later.

*) Please note that despite the aforementioned revisions, we did not amend the Nomination Guideline.(Download)

**) Please acquire the nominee’s permission before applying.

In this regard, we look forward to your cooperation in nominating alumni who meet the criteria outlined in the nomination guidelines through URL link below, and we would also be delighted to receive female nominees to consider their prominent role and significant presence in various fields.

〇Nomination submission URL

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Global Engagement Division