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Stanford Associates recognizes outstanding alumni volunteer service through a variety of awards conferred by the Board of Governors. Click on the award titles to learn more about each award and its recipients.

Degree of Uncommon Citizen

Gold Spike Award

Stanford Medal

Governors’ Award

Award of Merit

Stanford Associates

Stanford Associates designees will have at least 10 years of volunteer service (active in the last five years), a record of consistent giving to the university (defined as a gift of any amount in three of the last five years), and be ratified by the Stanford Associates Board of Governors. New Associates are named each fall.

View all current Stanford Associates