UIU-Dallas Heroes Compatriot
Nomination form.

UIU-Dallas Heroes-Compatriot has entered its first year of recognizing and honoring people and/or organizations making extraordinary contributions and differences in the lives of Igbo people and communities in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and back home in Nigeria. UIU-Dallas encourages you to tell us about someone or an organization you believe deserves consideration by nominating them. Nominations are due by Monday, May 19, 2017 at 11:59 P.M.


How to Nominate a UIU-Dallas Hero/Compatriot

Here are some suggestions we hope will help you in crafting your nomination for consideration as a 2017 UIU-Dallas Hero/Compatriot

• Think about what makes your hero special. Ask yourself: What makes my nominee unique? What specific accomplishment has he or she achieved that is truly remarkable? What impact has his or her work had on others? 
• Take a look at our nomination form. We suggest you review the information requested about yourself, your nominee and his or her work before filling out your submission.

• Tell us about your hero. Take your time and write from the heart. Remember: What you share -- in your own words -- is the most important factor in advancing a nomination for further consideration. You can enter your answers to the essay questions directly on the form, or write them first in a word-processing document and cut and paste them into each answer field. 

• Click "Nominate." If your nomination has been successfully transmitted, you'll see a "thank you" message on your screen. This is the only confirmation you will receive. And yes, we read each and every one.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.Q: Who is eligible to be considered?
A: Nominations must be in the name of a single individual, at least 13 years of age, whose accomplishment occurred (or continued). Groups and organizations are also eligible for consideration.

2.Q: How will I know if my hero is selected?
A: Because of the high volume of nominations received, we cannot respond individually to each submission. However, if your nomination advances, we will contact you and your nominee through the contact information you provide.

3.Q: What if I don't know my nominee's address, email and telephone number?
A: Please make every effort to provide as much contact information as possible. We require either an        email address or telephone number so we may quickly contact your nominee to obtain permission for consideration as a hero.

4.Q: May I submit additional supporting information about my nominee?
A: There's space at the end of the form to provide links to articles or websites with more information about your hero. Please do not send additional material unless requested.

5.Q: May I mail or fax my nomination?
 No. All nominations must be submitted online through our website.

6.Q: Does my hero/compatriot have to be of Igbo descent?
A: The beauty behind this award is that we are looking for individuals/organization who have made and/or are making extraordinary contributions and differences in the lives of Igbo people and communities in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and back home in Nigeria. If your nominee is not of Igbo descent, they can still be a nominated.

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