2022 Awards Guidelines


  • Award nominations are open to any member of the Open community.
  • Staff and current Board Members of the Open Education Global are not eligible for individual awards.


  • Nominations are made in writing using the online application form. 
  • Submissions can be by written description alone, but a short video (< 5min) highlighting the submission’s relevance is encouraged. Videos should be posted to YouTube and tagged OEAwards2022 in the video’s title.

Nominations Criteria 

For Individual Awards

  • Anyone may propose a nomination for individual award categories. 
  • Individuals may self-nominate, in which case the submission must include a letter of support from someone that can attest to the eligibility of the individual; such as a working colleague, faculty member or academic advisor.

For Resources & Practices Awards

  • Nominations are accepted from the community in general.
  • Institutions and organizations may self-nominate (letter of support is not necessary). 

Winners Selection

  • The Awards for Excellence Committee, comprised of individuals from the OEG members, will review and select finalists.