Presented by FCW, GCN, Washington Technology & Defense Systems


These awards recognize outstanding individuals in the first 10 years of their federal IT careers.  Please tells us about your nominee.

* 1. Nominee Name, Title and Contact Info

* 2. Gender

* 3. Employer

Note that nominees must be in the first 10 years of their federal IT careers to be eligible for a Rising Star award.

* 7. Describe this person's job, and the work for which he or she is being nominated.

(Please limit response to 500 words.)

* 8. What impact did this work have? How did the nominee go above and beyond to innovate, drive change and make a difference?

(Please limit response to 500 words.)

* 9. If needed, provide any additional background information to support this nomination.

(Please limit response to 500 words.)


Our judges pay careful attention to who is vouching for a Rising Star nominee. Please carefully complete the fields below.

Up to five supporting nominators are allowed. Please be sure that all supporting nominators know they are being included!

* 10. Information about you, the primary nominator

* 11. Other supporting nominators


To learn more about the the Rising Stars and other 2018 Government Innovation Awards, please click here. If you have questions about this nomination process, please contact Troy K. Schneider at