Open with the important information
Start with a clear and specific statement that outlines why your nominee (or yourself) is worthy of this award. Ask yourself the following questions:
• What activities or actions has the nominee undertaken that stand out?
• What has the nominee accomplished that goes above and beyond their job description?
• How has the nominee changed their community, city or nation?
• Why are you motivated to nominate this person?
Share their story
Strengthen your nomination by painting a picture of the person.
• What motivates them to make a difference?
• What personal challenges have they overcome in their life?
• Why do they inspire others?
Think about additional information relevant
• Personal, academic and professional achievements
• Contribution to benefit others in the relevant field
• Demonstrated leadership, innovation and creativity
• Degree of difficulty of the achievement and sacrifices made
• Previous awards and recognition
• Nature and length of activity or service
Consider your audience and avoid using jargon
Don’t just say it, prove it. Use examples, facts and statistics.
Aim for quality, not quantity. Limit your words to 350 per question.
Support your nomination with images, promotional items or a video.