Achievement FAQ

Achievement Awards FAQ

When can I nominate?
Applications will be open November 1 and close May 24 11:59 PM ET.

Where can I apply? Are paper applications accepted?
All application materials must be submitted online using our online form to company contacts.  Paper applications are not accepted.

When is the deadline?
The deadline is May 24, 2024 11:59 PM ET.

Can I nominate myself?
No, nominees must be supported and submitted by their employing organization.

How many nominations can an organization submit?
Each organization is limited to a maximum of five (5) Achievement Award nominations. Nominations may be in one, two or all categories but may not exceed five in total. Those on the Organizational Advisory Council (OAC) are allowed to submit up to ten (10).

Can an individual who is not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident be nominated?
A foreign national can be nominated as long as they have a visa to work in the United States.

When will the recipients be announced?
Recipients will be notified personally by June 30, 2024. Each recipient will be recognized at the 2024 SASE National Convention and STEM Career Fair, which will be held in Boston, October 9-11, 2024. An award certificate will also be provided by SASE.

What qualifications does the nominee have to have to be nominated for the Achievement Award?
All nominees must be employed by the nominating organization and meet the criteria for their respective category.

Is there a fee to apply?
No, there are no fees to apply.

Do the winners receive any compensation?
No. The awards are for recognition purposes only and no compensation of any kind is provided. Individuals will receive certificates of achievement.

Do the winners receive a complimentary registration to the National Convention?
No.  Individuals must register and pay for the events they wish to attend.

I missed the application deadline. Is there anything I can do?
Unfortunately, we do not accept late applications. These awards are annual, so we would be glad to review your material for next year’s applicants once applications are open. Next year’s applications will be available in January 2025.


If you have additional questions about the application process please email