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1. How do I nominate someone for Mastership or an award?
Please see Responsibilities of the Nominator.
2. Can chapter awardees be nominated for national awards?
Yes. Chapter awardees usually make good nominees for national awards.
3. Who is eligible to be nominated?
Please see the Awards and Masterships Requirements Table, for eligibility relating to specific awards. In general:
*Exception: Masterships are awarded to the outgoing ACP President, Chair of the Board of Regents, and Treasurer.
4. Can someone apply directly for Mastership or an award?
No. These honors are conferred by nomination from peers, mentors, and others. One cannot apply or self-nominate.
5. Who can write a supporting letter?
Anyone who knows the nominee may write a supporting letter*. Letters from the nominee's ACP Governor are encouraged but not required. Letters are often submitted by:
*ACP staff may not nominate nor write supporting letters.
6. What happens if a person is not selected?
A nomination is usually considered for a total of three years.
*Additional materials are not required but may enhance the nomination.
7. Who is responsible for the awards and Mastership process?
The awards and Masterships process is under the jurisdiction of the ACP Awards Committee, which reports directly to the Board of Regents. Implementation is handled by staff in the Membership Division at ACP Headquarters.
8. Who are the recipients of awards and Masterships over the course of ACP's history?
The complete lists of all Masters and awardees may be viewed on ACP Online.
9. Who do I contact for questions and concerns?
Awards Committee Staff Liaison
800-523-1546 ext. 2714
Please do not contact the Awards Committee Chair directly, either with materials or with inquiries.
10. How do I find out who nominated/supported me?
The process is confidential, and no details can be given to a nominee about supporters. Anyone wishing to contact their own supporters can prepare a memo or general letter, which will be forwarded to the supporters by ACP staff.
1. What are the qualifications for Mastership?
2. What does receiving Mastership entail?
1. What are the qualifications for awards?
Please see the Awards and Masterships Requirements and Conditions for Eligibility Table.
2. What does receiving an award entail?
Contact the Awards Committee Staff Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about specific awards.