Welcome to the 2020 Lincoln University 40 Under Forty Alumni page.

The Lincoln University 40 Under Forty Alumni Leadership Society is the Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations' engagement program established to identify some of Lincoln's most prestigious alumni and honor them through membership in an annual leadership society.  This is the Who's Who of Lincoln's young graduates. 

Nominations  have been extended through October 30, 2020.

Please consider asking fellow Lincoln University alumni, employers, or community leaders to nominate deserving Lincolnites for this award.  Alumni may self-nominate. All nominees must be under the age of 40 on September 1, 2020 to be of qualifying age.  

2020 Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Nominees must have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from Lincoln University of Missouri.
  • Nominee is under 40 as of September 1, 2020.
  • Alumni may self-nominate
  • Nominee has made an impact in their professional endeavors.
  • Nominee should include a jpeg headshot via email.
  • Nominee will commit to maintain a lifelong relationship with Lincoln University

How to Submit Your Nomination

To nominate yourself or someone else, please complete and submit the nomination form before the deadline. Please confirm the email address for your nominee.  Automatic nomination information will be sent to each candidate via email.  Forms should be emailed to alumni@lincolnu.edu or mailed to Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations, 301 Young Hall, 820 Chestnut St., Jefferson City, MO 65101.

Alumni who are selected for the inaugural class of 40 under Forty, will be notified and announced by November 30, 2020.  They will need to submit a professional or high resolution photo and supporting documentation such as a resume or articles.  To recognize their accomplishment, Alumni selected in to the Leadership Society will also be featured in the Lincoln University Alumni Line and given online recognition on the Lincoln University webpage.