A program, project, or intervention implemented at the academic department, division, or college/university level within any academic institution or institution of higher learning (e.g., university, college, school) is eligible. One-time projects, programs, or interventions implemented by a single individual or research project would not be appropriate without a viable sustainability plan. Sigma membership is not required to apply.
Current Sigma Board of Directors, Sigma elected international committee members, Sigma staff, Sigma consultants and contracted staff, and members of the judging committee are not eligible to receive this award, serve as nominators, or write letters of support. Members of appointed committees may participate in the award process. Past recipients are not eligible to receive the award.