The application period for the 2015 award is now closed.
The American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation recognizes colleges or universities which, in a period of great change in higher education, have responded to challenges in innovative and creative ways that allows the institution to thrive.
The winning institution from each category will receive $10,000 and the award will be presented to institution president at ACE's 97th Annual Meeting, March 14-17, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
This year the award will be split into two categories:
- Category 1: Institutions with student populations 5,000 and over
- Category 2: Institutions with student populations up to 5,000
ACE invites nominations and applications for the award from any U.S. college or university that is eligible for ACE membership. Please read the Transformational Award criteria prior to submitting applications.
The deadline for submission of complete applications is 12:00 p.m. EST, October 10, 2014.
For more information about the award criteria and the submission process, visit the How to Apply and FAQs pages.