Individual Nominees Must

  • Work in business, academia, primary or secondary education, military, government, non-profit organizations, or foundations (Nominees may be federal government employees except for those identified in the U.S. Code Title 5)
  • Have at least five years of sustained, exceptional mentoring with demonstrated impact on individuals historically underrepresented in STEM
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Not be a current Organizational applicant
  • Not have received the PAESMEM award as an Individual applicant in any prior competition

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