2020 NACDEP Awards - Click on the links below

Nomination Portal Links

 Requirements for All Award Nominations


Nominations submitted that do not comply with these guidelines or other guidelines outlined in this document will not be eligible for review.

The nomination packets must: (See 2020 Awards Description, Application Procedures, Application Links document for details.)

  • Have a completed Cover Sheet  

  • Contain a Narrative
  • Be combined and uploaded as a single PDF.  (You will only be able to upload one document.)

  • Comply with page limits specified for each award


Note Changes made to the Distinguished Career Award:


  • 3 page vita was added as a support document. Include as part of single PDF.

  • Each Land-Grant University (LGU) can only submit one nomination per year. If duplicates are received, the awards committee will notify the nominators and the nominators will be responsible for selecting their university’s nominee.


Reminder of changes made in prior years:   

  • A program or process can now only seek one award.

  • Awards can now be submitted under a "National" category rather than a specific region, If it is truly national in scope.


Awards packets will be accepted until 11:59 PM ET on Friday, February 28, 2020.  Details on each award category, as well as links to the on-line application process (which will accept up to six separate uploads per awards packet) can be found in the award descriptions.

Winners will be honored at a ceremony at the NACDEP Conference, May 31 - June 3 in Portsmouth, NH.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing all the good work done over the last year by NACDEP members.

Rachel Welborn and Carroll Welte
NACDEP Recognition Committee Co-Chairs