Nomination Process and Forms

Criteria for Award

Open to any woman/women who:img042

  • Have made a positive, transformative impact and shaped the community
  • Serve as inspiration and role models for women
  • Make a commitment to nature, the planet and/or society


Nomination Deadline: September 1






Directions for Submitting Nominations

Online Submissions:img039

Complete the nomination form by clicking the link. You may type or paste the essay portion of the nomination in the box provided, or you can attach a file with any of the following extensions: (.docx, .doc, .txt, .rtf, .pdf)

Printed Submissions:

For a printable form click here.


Nominations must be received by September 1 to be considered. Please address envelope and materials to:

Christine Zielinski
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox
Joliet IL 60435