BPWSC LEGACY AWARD
PURPOSE and CRITERIA

PURPOSE


The BPWSC Legacy Award is to recognize a current member of BPWSC who has
made a significant contribution towards the advancement of women and the BPWSC
mission of enhancing the lives of powerful working women professionally, personally,
and politically through advocacy, education, and information.


The BPWSC Legacy Award is a $500 donation made in honor of the award recipient to
a Legacy Award Scholarship Fund. Award recipient will also receive an additional
award of recognition.

CRITERIA


Please complete and submit the BPWSC Legacy Award Nomination Form as follows.


Nomination Form will be available January 15, 2019 to download from the BPWSC
website and is to be submitted electronically by March 1, 2019 5pm.
(Note: One nomination per BPWSC member).


 Nominator must be a current BPWSC member.


 Nominee must be a current BPWSC member witha minimum number of 5 years
as a member of BPWSC.


 A BPWSC member may nominate herself.


 Nomination Form is to be supported by a letter of recommendation from a current
BPWSC member (other than the nominator). Nominator is responsible for
obtaining this letter and including it with the application.


 Statement of Nomination should be 1,000 words or less, sharing in your words the
value you see the nominee has made in support of the Purpose of the BPWSC
Legacy Award, may include, but not be limited to:


o Individual’s background and accomplishments.
o Description of commitment, dedication and service to BPWSC.
o Contribution to the community and/or involvement in volunteer work.
o Family.
o Personal achievements: Examples: authored a book, led an effort,
education earned, etc.
o Personal Qualities: Examples: Inspiring, dedicated, etc.

The BPWSC Legacy Award recipient will be announced April 13, 2019 during the
BPWSC Annual Conference


Nominee Information:

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Nominator Information:
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Statement of Nomination:


Using the criteria provided, please tell us in writing about your nominee and why she should be
considered as this year’s BPWSC Legacy Award winner. Statement should be 1,000 words or less in
Arial 12 pt. font. The purpose is to share what you see in the nominee.


- Briefly describe the nominee’s background and accomplishments.
- Briefly describe the nominee’s volunteer contributions to her community.
- Identify how this nominee has demonstrated courage, confidence, and character in the community
reflecting service and commitment to the mission of BPWSC thereby making her extraordinary and
deserving of this distinctive award.


Additional materials: A letter of recommendation from a current BPWSC member relating to this
nominee (someone other than the Nominator).


Deadline for Submission of Application: March 1, 2019 5:00pm


Date of Award: Saturday, April 13, 2019 during the BPWSC Annual Conference.


Confidentiality Statement: All nominees and their information shall be kept confidential by the
committee and president of BPWSC during the selection process.

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