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The Margie Hobbs Award
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The Margie Hobbs Award

The Margie Hobbs Award, made possible through contributions to the AMATYC Foundation, is given annually to an AMATYC member who has been selected for the first time to do a regular session or workshop.

The Award

The award is to be used by the winner to offset conference expenses. The amount will be established by the Foundation Board during the budgeting process.

Selection Criteria

The Margie Hobbs Award is given to an individual who:

  • Is a member of AMATYC.
  •  Has submitted and been accepted to speak at the annual conference (either regular session or workshop) for the first time.
  •  Is the sole presenter at the accepted session.
  •  Has completed a nomination packet.

Nomination and Award Dates

Nominations for the award are due by June 1 to the AMATYC Foundation ( The recipient will be featured in the conference program. The award will be presented at the opening session of the AMATYC annual national conference.

How to Submit a Nomination

Nominations should be submitted to as a single pdf file that contains the following:

  • A letter from the nominee addressing why he/she deserves the award.
  •  A copy of the speaker's acceptance letter.
  •  The nominee’s curriculum vitae.
  •  A support letter from his/her supervisor.


 Please email the completed nomination package to:

 If you have questions, please email the AMATYC Foundation chair:

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