When can I apply or nominate?
Submissions open February 22 and close May 24 at 11:59 PM ET.

Where can I apply? Are paper applications accepted?
All application materials must be submitted online using this form. Paper applications are not accepted.

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 May 24, 2021 11:59 PM ET.

Can I nominate myself?
Yes, self-nominations are accepted. Please check with your company representatives to make sure that they are aware of your nominations. We will confirm with your awards point of contact when we receive the complete application form.

Can an individual who is not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident be nominated?
A foreign national can be nominated as long as they have a visa to work in the United States.

When will the recipients be announced?
Recipients will be notified personally by June 15, 2021. Each recipient will be recognized at the 2021 SASE National Convention and STEM Career Fair, which will be held in October 2021.

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 Convention?
Yes.  A complimentary registration will be provided to all winners.

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 2022.


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