Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award for Philly Girls, Apply by Mar 1

Posted by Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award on January 7, 2020

The Jill Melmed-Buzzeo Award is an award for Philadelphia “girls with grit.” Our mission is to equip ambitious, resilient young women from Philadelphia with the tools and support to advance their professional dreams. Once again, we’ll be awarding five students in May. (Read about our program: http://www.jmbaward.com/award/)

Nomination Process – Please follow these steps to nominate a student:

  1. Look over our eligibility requirements (http://www.jmbaward.com/award/). We’ve changed our grade requirement. Only high school juniors may be nominated. (Why? https://mailchi.mp/bae43f60d9ba/2020-cycle-opens-jan-2-new-eligibility-requirements)
  2. Consider who in your school or organization qualifies.
  3. Read the FAQs and nomination tips on our nomination form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfK9TAF2TX2HfG5KD6O8tWwVIoKOMuXK44rzp8yWjFLDUnZDQ/viewform
  4. Complete our form, providing specific details to help us see this student the way you see her.
  5. Tell the student you nominated to expect our email inviting her to apply. We’ll copy you!

Key Deadlines:

  • January 2: 2020 award cycle opens
  • March 1: Nominations due
  • March 15: Student applications due
  • Mid-April: Finalist interviews
  • May 28: Five awardees announced

Any questions or comments? Let us know.

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