APEGA Early Accomplishment Award | APEGA

APEGA Early Accomplishment Award

This award is presented to individuals who have shown exceptional development and accomplishment early in their professional career in engineering or geoscience.

Past Recipients of the Early Accomplishment Award

Jordan Johnsen, P.Eng.

Jordan Johnsen, P.Eng.

2019 Recipient

Dr. Nashaat Nassar, P.Eng.

Dr. Nashaat Nassar, P.Eng.

2018 Recipient


Nominating Someone for an Award

APEGA relies on its members and permit holders, and even the public, to nominate outstanding individuals in the professions. Nomination is always free, and you can submit as many nominations as you like.

Learn more about the nomination process 

You can download a nomination template file to help you develop your nomination and make sure that nothing important is missed. You do not have to use this template, but you do need to make sure you include all the information that the template includes.

Download the Early Accomplishment Award Nomination Template (DOCX)

Newly Revised Criteria for 2020

Candidates for this award must:

  • Be 36 years of age or younger as of May 31, 2020
  • Be a current APEGA member in good standing
  • Have a minimum of 5 years' experience or accomplishments, with a minimum of 2 of those years in Alberta

Evaluation Considerations for the Early Accomplishment Award

Nominations are evaluated and scored for up to 100 points. Be sure to write your nomination to address as much of these criteria as possible for the best chance at being selected.

  1. Work-related Achievements (80 Points)
    1. Engineering or geoscience excellence within the profession, business or industry, or the education sector
  2. Service to the Profession (10 Points)
    1. Public education and understanding of the role of engineering and geoscience professionals in Alberta
    2. Active participation in engineering or geoscience associations, societies, institutes
    3. Leadership in the profession
  3. Service to the Community (10 Points)
    1. Active participation in commissions, voluntary organizations, community organizations and other paid or unpaid work beyond the profession
    2. Leadership in the community
    3. Enhancement of quality of life
  4. Personal and General Information (Not Scored)
    1. Education, publications, directorships, honours and decorations and other relevant information

Deadline for Summit Award nominations is September 15, 2019.

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