Outstanding Study Group Award & Outstanding Study Group Leader Award Policy

I. Purpose

The Outstanding Study Group (SG) Award recognizes a Study Group’s excellence and outstanding achievement in promoting, activating, and executing activity within the SG.

The Outstanding SG Leader Award recognizes the principal driver of the main project that led to the SG’s recognition as the Outstanding Study Group.

II. Award

The Study Group and Outstanding Leader recipients will be recognized at the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting and in MASCC publications as deemed appropriate. The Outstanding Leader recipient will receive a certificate and complimentary registration to the following year’s Annual Meeting.

III. Eligibility

  1. The individual recipient must be a MASCC member in good standing.
  2. The individual recipient must be an active and engaged member within their SG and the principal driver of the successful project (may or may not be a SG Chair or Vice-Chair).
  3. Previous winners of the individual award are not eligible to receive the award again.


I. Selection Process

The Study Group and Outstanding Leader award winners are determined by a vote of the MASCC Executive Committee based on the following criteria:
  • Annual Report submitted by the SG
  • Feedback given by the relevant SG leaders, Executive Director and the SG Coordinator

Executive Committee Dec 2018