To nominate a candidate for the ECHO Award 2022, you must have the following information ready:

  1. Fully filled out application form;
  2. A nomination letter from the institution / faculty / study program, signed by a member of the Executive Board / the Board of directors;
  3. A personal letter of motivation from the nominated candidate;
  4. A curriculum vitae of the candidate;

The application form and required documents need to be emailed to

Deadline for nomination June 24th 2022

Further explanation per document

Letter of recommendation from the institution / faculty / degree program, signed by a member of the Executive Board / the Executive Board

In the nomination letter, the institution / faculty / degree program presents the nominated student to the jury with a motivation for nomination. The letter must include a signature from a member of the Board of Governors / the Executive Board.

Personal motivation by nominated candidate

The nominated candidate must submit a personal motivation letter. The candidate can take the following questions as a guideline for the motivation letter:

  • What was your path to college/university like? What challenges/successes have you experienced in this?
  • What is your motivation to make a social contribution to society?
  • How would you like to fulfill your role as ECHO Ambassador?
  • How do you see your role in the larger movement on diversity and inclusion?
  • How would winning the ECHO award enable you to turn your vision into impact?

Tip! Don’t be too modest in your personal motivation. All information contributes to a more complete picture of you for the jury of the ECHO Award.
The nominated candidate must elaborate on a case in relation to the role they want to fulfil as an ECHO Ambassador.

For questions or more information, please contact Pravini Baboeram: