NCCI Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award

NCCI Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Award

This award celebrates an individual or team that has led a change and innovation initiative in order to create a more just, equitable, diverse, and/or inclusive environment within their institution that’s impacted their department, campus, and/or local community.


The initiative must be a recent achievement within the past two years and demonstrate at least one of the following:

  • Has designed and promoted efforts focused on educating and empowering individuals to learn and demonstrate inclusive values
  • Has led recruitment and outreach initiatives focused on increasing diverse representation
  • Has championed social justice efforts to enhance equitable policies, procedures, and/or funding opportunities



Any NCCI member institution or individual at a member institution is eligible for this award.

Selection & Recognition

An email will be sent to confirm the submission was received. A committee, composed of NCCI volunteers, will review materials to make a selection. One recipient will be chosen and one physical award will be given to the recipient at the NCCI Annual Conference.

The deadline to apply is June 3. Applicants will be notified in late June.