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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 reviewed 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 meets the following criteria:

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

Additional consideration will be given to individuals who can:

  • Show evidence of engagement in professional development at college, state, and/or national levels
  • Show evidence of developing as a speaker.

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 a general session of the AMATYC annual conference.

How to Submit a Nomination

Nominations should be submitted as a complete packet, consisting of 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 complete the nomination package: Hobbs Nomination Form.  If you have questions, please email the AMATYC Foundation chair:: amatycfoundation@amatyc.org.

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