The Eychaner Award, sponsored by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Prism, is presented annually to recognize individuals affiliated with NIU who have made outstanding contributions that enhance the lives of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT).
The award is presented in two categories, one recognizing the contributions made by an NIU student and one recognizing the contributions of a faculty or staff member or an NIU alum.
Nominees must have been affiliated with NIU for two years.
Individuals should have distinguished themselves by making significant contributions for the betterment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community, either locally, regionally or nationally.
Application materials must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 11.