Lindell W. Sturgis Award

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sturgisLindell W. Sturgis Award

In 1979, the family of the late Lindell W. Sturgis of Metropolis, Illinois, established an endowment to fund an award to recognize the contributions of an SIU Carbondale employee to his or her community, the area, state, or nation. 

Lindell W. Sturgis was a member of the University's Board of Trustees from 1949 to 1951, and from 1953 until he retired in 1971. He was Chairman of the Board from 1969 until his retirement.

This prestigious award is presented annually by the Board of Trustees and consists of a cash gift of $750 and a plaque.

For more information regarding the nomination process, please call (618)453-7419.  To make a nomination please complete this form.

Deadline for nominations: Friday, March 30, 2018

Please direct nominations to:

Vanessa Sneed, Director
Office of University Events and Protocol
Office of the Chancellor
Anthony 103
Mailcode 4304
Carbondale, IL  62901


View a list of previous recipients.