The awards will be made up of eight categories, including apprentice of the year and research paper of the year.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT GRADUATE OF THE YEAR
This category recognises excellence in achievement for someone who has completed a degree in project management.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR
This category aims to recognise excellence in a higher or degree Apprentice undertaking a project management standard within the UK.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT LECTURER OF THE YEAR
This award recognises academics whose innovation and passion have transformed a course and inspired students.
RESEARCH PAPER OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by International Journal of Project Management (IJPM)
This award celebrates nominees who have advanced the theory, knowledge and practice of project management through a published academic paper in the last calendar year.
DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR
This category aims to recognise excellence in the delivery and outcomes/benefits of project management developmental programmes or schemes. This may include (but is not limited to) graduate schemes, apprenticeship schemes and career development pathways.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT POSTGRADUATE OF THE YEAR (GEOFFREY TRIMBLE AWARD)
This award is open to entrants from all sectors involved in master’s level study. It recognises the best master’s post- graduate dissertation in a project management related subject submitted for consideration during the year.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PHD OR DOCTORAL OF THE YEAR (HERBERT WALTON AWARD)
This award recognises an excellent doctoral thesis in a project management related subject awarded during the year. Professional doctorates are also eligible in this category.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT STUDENT OF THE YEAR
This award will be judged as part of the final of an APM Branch competition.
Therefore entries cannot be directly submitted.