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Thank you for nominating a great American woman for consideration of induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.  Before completing this form, please be sure to review the eligibility criteria.

We are currently accepting nominations for consideration in the 2017 Induction cycle.  Nominations received before January 31, 2016 will be considered in the 2017 Induction cycle.

Options for submitting a nomination (choose one):
Online Form: Use the form below to immediately submit your nomination.  Please review all fields and have the proper information ready.  The entire form must be submitted in one sitting, you will not be able to save partial information on the form to complete at a later time.

Paper Form: Download the Word document below and complete the form.  The form must be typed, handwritten nominations will not be accepted.  Once the form is complete, e-mail or mail it to us:

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National Women’s Hall of Fame
Post Office Box 335
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

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All entries on this form are required in order to submit the nomination. Once you submit the form, you will receive a copy of this nomination via email.

Biographical Information

Please provide essential biographical information about the nominee on this page only. Essential biographical information includes: birthplace or date of naturalization, education/training, professional/work history, major accomplishments and/or contributions and honors/awards received. All information in this section should be stated in narrative form. A list of references and citations will not be considered complete biographical information.

Questions 1-3

Do not repeat the biographical information given in the previous section. Please put the nominee’s accomplishments in context; show how they are relevant and valuable to society. Please note that the information must be provided in complete sentences with proper attention paid to spelling and grammar. Incomplete nominations or those that do not meet acceptable standards will be returned to nominators.
1. Describe in what ways the nominee’s contributions have been of the greatest value for the development of the United States of America: (Nominees who are not leaders in their field of accomplishment will not be selected.)
2. Describe the significant national or global impact of the nominee’s achievements. Qualify the answers where possible: (Nominees whose contributions are local or regional will not qualify.)
3. Present evidence that the nominee’s achievements have (or will have) enduring value. Where applicable, focus your comments on change that has been or will be created and how that change is expected to last over time:

Sources of Biographical Information:

Be sure to include complete citations of sources of biographical information used to write the nomination (reference books, periodicals, websites, etc.).

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