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Eligibility Requirements for a Regional Award

The candidate must:

  • Be a paid professional member of SPE.
    • Non-members, former members, and student members are ineligible.
  • Be a living person on 1 January of the year of presentation.
    • Deceased members may not be nominated for SPE Awards.
    • If a current nominated candidate passes away after 1 January, and the candidate is subsequently elected, the Regional Director may present the award posthumously.
    • Posthumous award presentations are otherwise prohibited.
  • Have been residing in the region for at least 7 months.
  • Not have served as an officer or director of SPE International within 24 months of award.
  • Not be an Honorary Member
  • Not be a recipient of this same award in the region in the past 5 years (except for the Corporate Award which has no waiting period).
  • Comply with the SPE sanction policy.
  • Be nominated by a colleague (self-nominations are not eligible).