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Community Engagement

President’s Awards FAQ

Who can be the nominator?

Any faculty, staff, student, or community member and/or group that is not a part of the actual initiative.  The nominator must be outside of the partnership group being nominated.

How many letters need to be submitted?

One (1) Nomination Package:  May be written, video, or audio format from the nominator that speaks to the questions listed in Section 1 of the Submission Details.

Three (3) Letters/Statements of Reference for the project/initiative for its impact on the public good that speak to the criteria identified in Section 3 of the Submission Details.  May be written, video, or audio format.

All letters- both the nomination letter and references- must come from individuals outside of the partnership group being nominated.

If someone was granted a Catalyst Grant, are they still eligible for the President’s Awards?

Yes.

Who should the Nomination Package be addressed to?

You can address any letters to the “Selection Committee”.