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Awards - Advisor

oSTEM Advisor of the Year

Award Description

This award recognizes those advisors who have gone above and beyond in their support to one or more oSTEM chapters. The guiding purpose of the oSTEM organization is to empower LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy. Our chapter's advisors support our chapters in succeeding in this mission. Their enthusiasm, advice and dedication is a role model for our chapters. If your advisor has made a significant effort toward achieving these goals on your campus and in your community we ask you to nominate them so they can be recognized for their effort.


  • Must be an advisor of a verified Standard oSTEM Chapter or Affiliate Chapter of active status in good standing with your Regional Coordinator
  • Must be attending the oSTEM Annual Conference

Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us at membership@ostem.org.

To make a nomination, please head to the main Awards page for nomination forms.

Previous Awardees

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Sean Dowd - NJIT Spectrum