Governor Cuomo recently announced the Empire Star Public Service Award, which recognizes exemplary public servants and their contributions to building a better New York. Awardees from work locations in every region of New York state will receive a $5,000 professional development scholarship, enabling them to further develop their knowledge and skills.
Nominations are now being accepted through Jan. 31, 2018. Current New York state Executive Branch employees may be nominated by colleagues or members ofthe public through an online application available at Empire Star Public Service Award Nomination Form. Nominees will be notified and asked to submit an Empire StarPublic Service Award application for consideration by a panel of reviewers. Final applications are due by March 15, 2018.
Further details are available at Empire Star Public Service Award Description.