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. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. What kind of files should I upload?

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

  13. Are there size limitations for entry materials?

    Yes, individual uploads may not exceed ten megabytes.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

 

 

 

Big Ideas for Little Learners: Exploring friendship through storytelling

Join us with your family, on Saturday, June 9 at 11am, for an engaging exploration of friendship, acceptance, respect, and kindness. Using puppets, props, and lots of imagination, author and illustrator Staci Schwartz will lead an interactive reading of her book, The New Bear on the Block. Your family will receive their very own signed copy of the book, along with a special Hide-and-Seek Adventure Map of the National Liberty Museum personally designed by Staci. Learn more.

Sound + Vision Exhibition on Display April 6 - June 10

Sound + Vision explores the influence of music on contemporary glass art and the inextricable connection between music and visual arts. Featuring the works of 29 artists and collaborative teams, Sound + Vision showcases figurative representations of instruments, experimental glass instruments, and multimedia sculptural works inspired by both musical experiences and legends. Learn more.

Learn about our exciting Closing Event for this exhibit.

Shown: Violin by Etai Rahmil. Photo by Steven Toney.

"Pay What You Wish" and Special Activities on Memorial Day

Honor, explore, and be inspired this Memorial Day. At the National Liberty Museum you’ll discover stories of both military heroes and ordinary citizens who contributed to preserving our country’s liberty. There are special activities for adults and children throughout the day, including military trivia and a creative kids' workshop. All activities are included with your "Pay What You Wish" admission. Learn more.

Art Workshops for Kids in May and June

Join us on various weekend days in May and June when we will be offering art workshops for kids in conjunction with our Sound + Vision Exhibit. Workshops are free with Museum admission. Preregistration is required. Check our Event Calendar for details.

Lecture by the Foreign Policy Research Institute

In our next session, on Wednesday, June 6, our guest is Sheri E. Berman, professor of political science at Barnard College. Berman’s main interests are European politics and political history, democracy and democratization, globalization, and the history of the left. Her two books have examined the role played by social democracy in determining political outcomes in 20th-century Europe. Learn more and register day.

Young Heroes Award

This annual awards program, sponsored by TD Bank, recognizes young people who have taken leadership roles in their schools or communities to bring about positive social change. Each year we look for young people who have engaged in civic activities, promoted respectful resolutions to conflict, advocated for diversity, and much more. Nominations for 2018 are now open. Learn more and nominate a deserving young person today.

Awards of Valor

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