» Schweitzer Award Nomination: Award of Excellence

Since 1982, Chapman University has given the Schweitzer Award of Excellence to an individual or organization that exemplifies Albert Schweitzer’s ethics of reverence for life and his dedication to a life of service.  Beginning in 2014, the recipient of this lifetime achievement award is selected from among the outstanding alumni of the university. 

Nominees should:

  1. Be involved in extraordinary humanitarian work that embodies Schweitzer’s ethics of reverence for life and his dedication to a life of service;
  2. Have played a leadership role in envisioning, founding, directing, or developing the project(s)/organization(s); and
  3. Inspire others to “invest in their humanity” in a life of service and embrace an ethics of reverence for life, both by their example and by facilitating engagement.

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Reasons for Nomination

Humanitarian Service


If additional organizations or projects for this nominee, you may submit up to two more below:

Humanitarian Service (2)


Humanitarian Service (3)


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