Nomination Process | Immigrant Services Calgary

Step 1

Nomination applications with required forms and additional materials will be accepted online starting the first week of June 2021. Deadline for nominations is extended and set for 11:59 PM, Monday, August 2, 2021.

Step 2

Selected candidates will be contacted by Friday, July 30, 2021, and will have until noon on Friday, August 6, 2021, to submit any additional requested application items (if needed). Failure to submit any requested documentation by the specified deadlines will result in the application being withdrawn from the award competition.

Step 3

The IDA Selection Committee will compile a shortlist of nominees to be interviewed in each category (if needed). These interviews will take place in August at Immigrant Services Calgary. 

Step 4

The IDA Selection Committee will make final decisions regarding finalists and award recipients by the end of August. The finalists and recipients will be invited to attend the IDA Awards Gala, at the Jack Singer Concert Hall on November 4, 2021, and will be provided one (1) additional complimentary ticket for a guest.

Step 5

Recipients will be announced at the IDA Awards Gala on November 4, 2021.

All individual participants must be born outside of Canada and a resident of Calgary and area. One individual can be nominated in the maximum of two categories. Organizational Diversity participants must have a Calgary office, and/or a local branch of a national/multinational organization.

Who is on the IDA Selection Committee?

The IDA Selection Committee is an independent, anonymous panel of judges formed on the basis of individual expertise in at least one of the award categories. The IDA Selection Committee reserves the right to move applicants to another award category if they deem appropriate.

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