Nominations Deadline: November 30, 2018

Connect - Celebrate - Inspire
Carnegie Science Awards honor and celebrate our region’s inspiring science
and technology innovators. Awardees are honored at the Carnegie Science Awards Celebration, attended by business, medical, academic, and community influencers.

Getting Started
Set aside time to review the short-answer questions and award category description before completing the nominations form. Award category descriptions are used by the Selection Committee to judge nominations. You will not be able to save partial progress.

Eligibility and Submission Guidelines
1. Information submitted should not include specific confidential or proprietary information.
2. Self-nominations and nominations submitted on the behalf or an individual, group, or organization are accepted.
3. Previous Award winners are not eligible to be nominated for the same category or same project. Previous Award winners may be considered for future awards in another category or for a different project after five years.
4. Individuals or companies nominated must have a primary location or be employed within the Pittsburgh region:

Allegheny County
Armstrong County
Beaver County
Butler County
City of Pittsburgh
Crawford County
Fayette County
Greene County
Indiana County
Lawrence County
Mercer County
Washington County
Westmoreland County


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* 1. Nominator Contact Information

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* 2. Nominee Name (individual, group or organization)

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* 3. Who should be the primary point of contact if the nominee is selected to receive an Award?  (Note: This may be the individual nominee or a group/organization representative)

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* 4. Please select one or more Award categories for consideration:

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* 5. Why should the nominee receive a Carnegie Science Award? In 30 words or fewer, please summarize why the nominee should receive a Carnegie Science Award.

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* 6. Why is the nominee a remarkable leader in science, technology, and/or education? In 300 words or fewer, please explain why the nominee excels relative to the nomination Award category

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* 7. What is the nominee's unique, innovative achievement? In 300 words or fewer, please identify the novel, innovative, and unique achievement(s) relative to the nomination Award category.

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* 8. How does the nominee inspire the next generation of innovators? In 300 words or fewer, please describe how the candidate's achievements, contributions, leadership, experiences, or attributes inspire the next generation of innovators.

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* 9. (Optional Question) How have the nominee's contributions changed the world for the better? In 300 words or fewer, please describe the impact of the candidate's contributions outside of the western Pennsylvania region.

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* 10. (Optional) Please add any additional information you think would be relevant for consideration. 

Entrepreneur and Start-Up Entrepreneur nominations are strongly encouraged by the selection committee to provide financial information related to the successful commercialization of research in science and technology, years in business, number of employees, revenue, commercialization of research in science and technology to develop business and create jobs, long-term success, funding, and other impacts.

Educator nominations are strongly encourage by the selection committee to provide data demonstrating the breadth and depth of impact.

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* 11. (Optional) Supplemental Materials. Please add one attachments that you think might be relevant for consideration, such as work samples, resume, curriculum vitae, photos, or other materials that will help the selection committee evaluate this nomination.

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* 12. Do you want email updates about the Carnegie Science Awards program winners, annual celebration, and future nominations?

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* 13. How did you hear about the Carnegie Science Awards? Please select all that apply

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