Service Excellence and Innovation Awards 2024

Maynooth University’s Employee Recognition Awards were introduced in 2018 to provide a formal process for the recognition, acknowledgement and celebration of exceptional achievement by Maynooth University support staff, who uphold and demonstrate the University’s values in undertaking their duties. They have been renamed the Service Excellence & Innovation Awards for 2024.
Staff across the Administrative, Technical, Professional and Support Services are eligible for nomination once they are a staff member of the University at the time the prize is awarded (May 2024).
Award Categories
Awards are available in both individual & team categories as follows:

  1. Outstanding Contribution (Individual award and Team award)
  2. Living the MU Values (Individual award and Team award)
  3. Leadership in supporting the University’s Strategic Plan (Individual award and Team award)
  4. Service Excellence and/or Innovation (Individual award and Team award)

Explanatory Guide, Frequently Asked Questions and Nomination Form

It is important that you review the Guide before completing a nomination form. The Guide includes information on the process, terms and conditions, award categories and information on the Selection Committee. 

The 2024 awards are now closed. 

If you have any questions relating to these awards, please email