Harvard Heroes Award

What is the Harvard Heroes Award?

 The Harvard Heroes Award is a University-wide award that honors high-performing staff. These staff members are nominated and/or selected by their peers and departments for work that supports the mission of Harvard at the highest levels of contribution, impact and excellence. To learn more, please visit: https://hr.harvard.edu/harvard-heroes-program

Who is eligible? 

To be eligible to be nominated, staff must be an administrative/professional, support or hourly employees with at least one year of “benefits-eligible” service. Harvard coaches in the “other academic” group are also eligible.

What is the nomination criteria? 

Nominees must meet at least one of the Harvard Heroes Attributes, as outlined in the 2024 Harvard Heroes Nomination/Selection Criteria

How do I submit a nomination? 

You can submit your nomination through the 2024 SEAS Recognition Awards Nomination Form. Submission period is from February 21 through March 8, 2024 at 11:59 pm. 

When will will the award recipients be announced? 

Honorees for the award will be announced by the Harvard Heroes Program in April. 

When is the Harvard Heroes Ceremony? 

The ceremony will be on Friday June 13, 2024 in Sanders Theater, with a reception following in Annenberg Hall. All employees of the University are invited and no tickets are needed to attend the event.