Quality of Nomination

You as nominator obviously believe that your candidate is worthy to receive the particular award for which you are nominating him/her. Therefore, it is up to you, through the quality of your documentation, to assist the Awards Committee, in viewing the achievements of your candidate as you do.

The importance of the quality of the nomination itself, and of the supporting endorsement letters, cannot be overemphasized. The nomination and endorsements should be as specific, accurate, and complete as possible. It is imperative that the true merits of your candidate be conveyed through this information. Keep in mind that in some cases those involved in the selection process may have no personal knowledge of the candidate and rely heavily on