oSTEM Annual Awards


Nominations will open August 15 for the 2017 awards cycle!


oSTEM Global STEM Service Award

Award Description

This award is presented to an active member, alumnus/a, chapter mentor, or organization leader of oSTEM who has demonstrated a strong dedication to oSTEM, LGBTQ people in STEM, and STEM education. They are an outstanding role model for the future of our community. They are accomplished in their academic or professional lives and they regularly advocate for the full inclusion of people of all marginalized identities. They are committed to and continually strive to understand the most effective methods for reaching equality for all people.

Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

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oSTEM Strategic Alliance Award

Award Description

This award is presented to a current sponsoring organization, community partner, or grant provider of oSTEM who has demonstrated a strong dedication to oSTEM, LGBTQ people in STEM, and STEM education. They are recognized leaders in LGBTQ workplace or institutional inclusion. They are a consistent supporter of oSTEM, Inc. and regularly engage with and support oSTEM chapters. They are committed to and continually strive to understand the most effective methods for reaching equality for all people.

Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

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oSTEM Partner Excellence Award

Award Description

This award is presented to an individual representative of a current sponsoring organization, community partner, or grant provider of oSTEM that has demonstrated a strong dedication to oSTEM, LGBTQ people in STEM, and STEM education. They are an outstanding role model for the future of our community. They are accomplished in their academic or professional lives and they regularly advocate for the full inclusion of people of all marginalized identities. They are committed to and continually strive to understand the most effective methods for reaching equality for all people.

Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

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Overall Student Chapter of the Year

Award Description

This award recognizes the ongoing accomplishments of established oSTEM Chapters. To educate, empower, and engage a diverse community; to identify, address, and advocate for the needs of LGBTQ students in the STEM community. This is the guiding purpose of the oSTEM organization and it is the oSTEM chapters that contribute greatly to this work. If your chapter has made a significant effort toward achieving this goal on your campus and in your community we ask you to apply and be recognized for your efforts.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a verified oSTEM Student Chapter or Affiliate Student Chapter of active status
  • Must have a representative attending the Annual oSTEM Conference

If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us at membership@oSTEM.org.

 

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Rookie Student Chapter of the Year

Award Description

This award celebrates the achievements made by those chapters who are only just getting started. The first years of any student organization can be difficult and a test of true staying power. For those student leaders who are able to navigate that time and accomplish change on their campus that reflects the oSTEM mission, we want to recognize you. If you feel that your chapter matches this description we encourage you to submit an application for this award.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a verified non-affiliate oSTEM Student Chapter of active status
  • Must have been founded within two years of application submission
  • Must have a representative attending the Annual oSTEM Conference

If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us at membership@oSTEM.org.

 

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