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Awards of Excellence Selection Process

Step 1: Nomination guidelines are posted to the CICan website by end of August 2020. An electronic announcement is sent out to member institutions via CICan contact lists.

Step 2: Requests for applications to sit on a Selection Committee* are sent out by end of August 2020. Applications are received by Friday, October 2, 2020.

Step 3: The members are selected based on regional and constituent representation by Friday, October 16, 2020.

Step 4: The deadline for institutions to submit their nomination electronically to CICan is 23:59 Friday, November 6, 2020.

Step 5: Nomination packages are sent electronically to each member of the eight Selection Committees no later than Friday, November 20, 2020.

Step 6: Nominations are reviewed and evaluated by individual members of each Selection Committee by Monday, January 11, 2021.

Step 7: Individual results are compiled by CICan and sent to each Selection Committee by Monday, January 18, 2021.

Step 8: A conference call with each Selection Committee to confirm the recipients will take place the week of January 25 or the week of February 1, 2021, as a backup.

Step 9: CICan emails the President of the winning and the non-winning institutions by the end of February 2021.

Step 10: Award recipients are honoured at the Awards Luncheon, during the CICan 2021 Connection Conference and recognized on CICan’s showcase.

Step 11: After the Conference, a plaque is sent to the college or institute president’ office, for the college or institute to display.

Please Note: Each nomination is reviewed by an independent selection committee with representation from across CICan member institutions. Reviewers participate on a voluntary basis and a reviewer cannot sit on more than one selection committee. Every nomination is reviewed independently from one another and a nomination will not be reviewed by someone from the same institution as the nominee.

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