COMMUNITY APPRECIATION AWARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Hossein Mousavi Family Foundation (HMFF) is currently seeking nominations for the inaugural Community Appreciation Award. The HMF Community Appreciation Award will honor one individual who has unselfishly given of themselves and made significant contributions to the Iranian community in Nova Scotia through volunteer involvement and achievements and by showing strong leadership. You are invited to nominate an individual (self-nomination is accepted) now through March 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. AST.
Please include a description of why the nominee should be considered for the award in a short letter, along with the evidence showing the contribution and a short CV of the nominee, if available. The Community Appreciation Award Committee will review the nominations and select the inaugural recipient.
If you require further information regarding the eligibility criteria and nomination procedure, you can contact us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be an Academic Scholarship and Community Appreciation Award gala event to honor the award recipients.
Hossein Mousavi Foundation Community Appreciation Award
To recognize an individual who has unselfishly given of themselves and made significant contributions to the Iranian community in Nova Scotia – through volunteer involvement and achievements and by showing strong leadership.
A plaque will be presented to the award recipient during the annual HMF Foundation Award Dinner(details of event to follow).
A plaque will also be on display in the Hossein Mousavi Foundation office.
An individual within the Iranian community in Nova Scotia who has lived in Nova Scotia at least for one year and has not received the award within the preceding five years.
An individual of any background who has significantly contributed to the advancement and strengthening of the Iranian community in Nova Scotia.
Please clearly identify why you feel the nominee should be considered for the award based on:
Experience in helping to advance and strengthen the Iranian community in Nova Scotia through volunteer involvement and achievements and by showing strong leadership.
Demonstrated a positive and sustainable impact on the Iranian community in Nova Scotia.- Demonstrate
Experience developing organizational/institutional structures to support Iranians in Nova Scotia.
The Nomination Package Must Include
A letter outlining a description of the nominee’s contributions to the Iranian community in Nova Scotia. As needed, pertinent appendices may be included (eg: support letters, evidence of contribution, etc.), if applicable.
The nominee's resume (maximum three pages), if available.
The selection committee will consider the following:
The degree to which the nominees’ experiences/actions made a lasting or meaningful impact on the Iranian Community in Nova Scotia.
If more than one person receives the same number of points, those with a longer period of service will be chosen.
The complete nomination package can be submitted electronically in a single PDF file to or
Nominations can be submitted via the application form below
Please note The deadline for submissions is March 11th, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. AST. Late submission will not be considered.