PROJECT MANAGEMENT GRADUATE OF THE YEAR

This category recognises excellence in achievement for someone who has completed a degree in project management.

The category is open to those who have completed their degree in 2020 or 2021. Entrants can either self-nominate or be nominated by their employer or academic institution but may only enter/ be entered into this category once. Entrants can be members or non-members of APM, from both in and outside of the UK.

Entries must take the form of a 1,000-word statement addressing the criteria below, and up to two pieces of supporting evidence which may only include:

  • a letter of support from your academic institution or employer
  • images and/or graphics (no text, just short captions)
  • a link to a video no more than 2 minutes in length

 

  Category criteria 

Weighting 

Academic achievement

  • Examples of outstanding academic achievement in dissertation or unit work
  • Originality of research topic and engagement with the profession

40% 

Contribution

  • Membership of student societies
  • Examples of ambassadorial work undertaken while on the degree

20% 

Career

  • Examples of placements and internships undertaken while on the degree
  • Examples of other engagement with the project profession while on the degree
  • Demonstrates clarity on the skills the applicant needs for future success
  • Demonstrates potential for future career development in the Project profession

30% 

Personal achievement section

  • Challenges overcome and achievements

10% 

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