Outstanding Honors & Awards - Nomination Process
Please note Official Call Circular attached for more details
Nominations must be for one of the eight (8) different award categories as shown on the Categories & Base Criteria page. Examples are provided of what might qualify a nominee for each award, however, these are for general guidance only. Each nomination will be assessed on its own merit, and relative to the context and supporting information provided.
The nominee must not object to being nominated for an Outstanding Honors & Awards. This will be verified through the nomination process.
All Public Officers, with the exception of teachers and contract officers are eligible to receive an Outstanding Honour and Award.
Teams may include two or more persons, as well as an entire Unit, Department or Ministry of the Public Service
Potential nominees, as well as those making nominations, must also meet the specific eligibility criteria outlined on the Categories & Base Criteria page.
Who can nominate
Nominations may be made by anyone and includes self-nomination
Where individual or team nominate themselves, letters of support may not be submitted by the nominee;
Multiple nomination may be submitted by a nominator in any given year, however individuals or teams may only be nominated in a single award category in a particular year. If a nomination is not successful, it may be resubmitted for consideration in a following year.
Frequency of nominations
Individuals or teams may only be nominated in a single award category in a particular year. If a nomination is not successful, it may be resubmitted for consideration in a following year.
How to nominate
To submit a nomination, please click here to fill in the online nomination form.
The person submitting the nomination may be contacted by email or telephone for additional information on the nominee
- Description page submitted must be no longer than a single typed page. Be sure to include at the top of the page the Name of the nominee and the Award for which nominee is being nominated
- Be clear, specific, and as concise as possible.
- Speak from the heart without worrying too much about the quality of the writing.
- Use bullets whenever possible.
- Provide concrete examples of what is admirable about your nominee.
- Include measurable results when possible.
- Use the Base Criteria provided for each award to focus your thoughts on the merits of your nominee.
- Remember that effort and risk taking may also be award-worthy even if the results were not those originally envisioned
- Feel free to insert points not set out in the Base Criteria that you believe further commend your nominee for recognition.
Nominations open for 2020.
Nominations will be accepted online only.