January 31, 2012 | Leave a comment January 31, 2012 Subscribe Forward to a Friend 2011 Annual Awards Applications Now Available!Visit the Sister Cities International annual conference website to download the application and submission guidelines for the multiple categories available for the Annual Awards Program. These awards encompass the great exchange work of our sister city members that took place during the 2011 calendar year. Cities are allowed to apply for more than one category if exchanges and programs are relevant to multiple categories.Please make sure to submit a completed application form, narrative, and payment for EACH award application. This year marks the debut of the Youth Leadership Award as an official part of the Annual Awards Program. We are pleased to offer this opportunity to highlight a young volunteer of a local sister city program. Email your award application to AnnualAwards@sister-cities.org by 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 23, 2012. Checks can be made payable to Sister Cities International and can be mailed separately. Do not mail annual awards submissions to the DC office. Supplemental materials will be requested ONLY from winning entries. You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been received by SCI. Awardees will be announced on Monday, May 7, 2012 and will be honored at the Annual Awards Luncheon at the annual conference in Jacksonville, FL on July 14, 2012. For any questions concerning your Annual Award application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-347-8630.