When can I apply or nominate?
Online applications will be open from February 1, 2017 1:00 AM EDT to June 16, 2017 11:59 PM EDT.
Can individuals and/or organizations that are winners apply again the next year?
Current winners must sit out one year and may submit again the following year.
When is the deadline?
The deadline is Jun 16, 2017 11:59 PM EDT.
Can I nominate myself?
Yes, self-nominations are accepted.
When will the recipients be announced?
Recipients will be notified personally by July 30, 2017. Each recipient will be recognized at the 2017 SASE National Conference and STEM Career Fair Gala Dinner, held the evening of October 13, 2017 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Northwest Chicago, Illinois.
Do I have to be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for the Leadership Award?
All nominees must be a United States Citizen or have a permanent residency status.
Is there a fee to apply?
No, there are no fees to apply.
Do the winners receive any compensation?
No. The awards are for recognition purposes only and no compensation of any kind is provided.
Do the winners receive a complimentary registration to the National Conference and STEM Career Fair Gala Dinner?
Yes. A complimentary registration will be provided to all winners.
Are paper applications accepted?
I missed the application deadline. Is there anything I can do?
Unfortunately, we do not accept late applications. These awards are annual, so we would be glad to review your material for next year’s applicants once applications are open. Next year’s applications will be available Spring 2018.