Alumni of the
Year Award

Every year KUSA seeks to recognize and award a KUSA alumna/alumnus for their outstanding results in sharing their accomplishments and experience with the Kosovar community. This award aims to celebrate exemplary alumni who have been driving forces of change in their communities for the last years.

Award Overview

The Alumni of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates the many achievements of KUSA members, both professionally and personally for outstanding contributions to their profession, community and the advancement of society.

Stories are submitted by KUSA members for alumni who have made an important contribution to the local and national community by sharing their accomplishments and experience gained during their studies in the United States with the Kosovar community.

To be considered for this award, alumni must:

Become a member

Now that you are back in Kosovo, after finishing one of the U.S State Department funded programs, you can become a member of KUSA and benefit from this association.

Also, if you are a KUSA member and do not receive emails, please update your information at Membership Form


The deadline for story submission is open between January – November each year. Announcement of award recipient takes place in December, and the award ceremony is held in mid-December during the KUSA End of Year Networking Event.

This event gives KUSA a unique opportunity to honor, highlight and profile accomplished alumni while increasing outreach and development.

Succes Stories

If you need inspiration for successful activities and projects, here you can find what KUSA members shared with you.

Frequently asked questions

Only if you have been part of any of there programs supported by U.S. Department: IVLP, OWLP, Fulbright, Humphrey Fellowship, Ben Franklin, TLP, Access, YES, KYEP, UGRAD, Ron Brown, Marshall C. Marshall, Hope Fellow, SEEYLI, KAEF, STEM, WYP, YTILI, Women2Women, JFDP, UPENN, and Tourism Program.

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