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 Health Care Heroes Frequently Asked Questions

 

  1. Can I nominate more than one person?

    Yes, nominators can nominate multiple people for multiple awards, or a group of individuals for a single award.

  2. Can I nominate a person for more than one of the four categories of awards?

    Yes, an individual may be nominated for multiple awards. However, once the individual has been nominated by a nominator, they may not be nominated for the same award by another nominator.

  3. Can I nominate myself?

    No, nominators may not self-nominate.

  4. I am not an American Citizen. Can I participate?

    Yes, nominators and nominees can be of any citizenship and located anywhere in the world, provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

  5. How much does it cost?

    There is no cost to participate. Nominations for the National Liberty Museum’s Healthcare Heroes Awards are free of charge to nominators and nominees.

  6. Is there a cash prize with the Healthcare Heroes Awards?

    No. Honorees are awarded a commemorative award and certificate, and they will be recognized in a Healthcare Heroes Awards exhibit at the NLM, on the NLM website, and in media releases.

  7. When is the deadline?

    The deadline for the Healthcare Heroes Awards is 11:59pm EST on November 3, 2017. All incomplete or un-submitted nominations after this date will not be considered.

  8. How do I begin the nomination process?

    First, make sure you have read the Nomination Instructions and have all the documents required for your submission. Then you may begin completing the on-line nomination.

  9. Can I start a nomination and return to edit it later?

    No.  After you complete the on-line form, the nomination process concludes when you click the “Submit” button at the bottom of page. Your entry will be submitted to the National Liberty Museum and you will receive an email notification that your nomination has been sent.  If you have any questions after submitting your nomination, feel free to contact us at healthcareheroes@libertymuseum.org

  10. Can I send in my entry materials through the mail?

    No, all nominations must be submitted online in order to be considered by the judges.

  11. Will I be notified during the submission process?

    You will receive an email notification once you have successfully submitted the nomination form, including uploading all of the required entry materials.

  12. Can I contact the National Liberty Museum to find out the status of my nomination?

    Unfortunately, we cannot provide updates about nominations. When the final judging is complete, the winners will be notified and an announcement will be made on the NLM website.

  13. What kind of files should I upload?

    Instructions are provided on the nomination form regarding acceptable formats for the various upload fields.

  14. Are there size limitations for entry materials?

    Yes, individual uploads may not exceed ten megabytes.

  15. Can I edit files once I upload them?

    You can delete a file after uploading it and replace it with another file. However, once you hit the Submit button, the final documents you uploaded will be send to us.

  16. If I am a winning awardee, will NLM pay for my travel to Philadelphia for the exhibit unveiling?

    Unfortunately, the NLM is unable to pay for the travel of awardees to the exhibit unveiling. If unable to travel on your own to us, we will work with you on sharing with us a videotaped acceptance of the award for the unveiling event.

Got other questions?  Email healthcareheroes@libertymuseum.org.  No phone calls, please.

 

 

 

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