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Nomination Procedure 2016

1 The Provost issues a call for nominations from staff and students.
2 Eligibility for nomination is limited to Professional Staff (Administrative, Technical and Support staff categories) currently employed on the Trinity payroll.
3 Retired staff are not eligible for nomination.
4 Individuals or teams may not self-nominate.
5 An individual or team may only be nominated once and for one award category only in any particular year.
6 An individual or team must consent to their nomination. The nomination form for each individual award category requires confirmation that the nominee(s) consents to their nomination.
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There is a separate nomination form for each award category.

Click the link for the nomination form for:
    Enhancing the Trinity Experience (.docx 107kb)
    Individual Leadership (.docx 108kb)
    Outstanding Colleague (.docx 107kb).

The maximum word count for the nomination form is 500 words. Some useful tips for writing a nomination are available on the Tips for Writing a Nomination page.

8 The nominator is required to provide relevant information on why he/she believes the nominated individual or team nominee should be considered for the selected award category. Nominators will be asked to assess the contribution of a nominee against the criteria for the relevant award category.
9 Each nomination must include a Letter of Support from either a colleague, student/s or other members of the Trinity community and this can strengthen a nomination significantly. The committee will accept one letter of support for each nomination. The letter of support should be a maximum of one page or 300 words long. The letter of support should address the criteria for the relevant award category. Some useful tips for writing a letter of support are available on the Tips for Writing a Letter of Support page.
10 The nomination form and one letter of support, provided by an individual other than the nominee or nominator should make the full case for the nominee. The nominator will have no further opportunity to submit additional information or to make the case for a nominee before the Selection Committee.
11 The Selection Committee reserves the right to make no award in any or all categories in any given year.
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Nominations may be made by email or by post.

Click the link below for email nomination forms for each category:
     Enhancing the Trinity Experience (.docx 107kb)
     Individual Leadership (.docx 108kb)
     Outstanding Colleague (.docx 107kb)

Email nominations should be submitted to ppsa@tcd.ie no later than 5pm on Monday 11th April 2016.

Postal nominations - nomination forms for each award category and Useful tips for writing a nomination and Useful tips for writing a letter of support are available from the HR Service Centre, House 4.

Postal nominations should be submitted to Provost Professional Staff Awards, Human Resources, House 4 no later than 5pm on Monday 11th April 2016.

13 Recipients of this year’s awards are not eligible for nomination for a further two years.
14 Nominations will not be considered:
  1. If received after the closing date
  2. If the prescribed Nomination Form is not used or is incomplete
  3. If the Letter of Support is not submitted with the nomination
  4. If the prescribed word count of 500 words is exceeded in the Nomination Form 2016.
  5. If the prescribed word count of 300 words is exceeded in the Letter of Support.

Nominations may be made by e mail to ppsa@tcd.ie  or by post to Provost’s Professional Staff Award, Human Resources, House 4 to be received no later than 5pm on Monday 11th April 2016.

All nominations will receive confirmation of receipt.

All queries by email to ppsa@tcd.ie.