PMI Educational Foundation Awards

Celebrating Social Impact

The PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) Kerzner Award for Excellence in Project Management honors individuals who demonstrate dedication, original concepts, and leadership in project management for social good

About The PMI Educational Foundation Award

The PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) leverages project management for social good.

Nominations Open December 2023

Nominations will start December

Why Apply?


Support a Good Cause

Uplift and support the people behind a non-profit that is doing good in the world.


Attend PMI Global Summit

Take part in our most popular annual event.


Press & Media Coverage

A well-publicized award win can help you reach a wider audience with your social cause.

PMIEF Award Categories

Kerzner Award for Excellence in Project Management

Recognizes a project manager who has exemplified superior performance and outstanding project management methods, skills, and techniques, and their important contributions in business, industry, government, community or not-for-profit environment.

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Key Dates

Key milestones and events to add to your calendar.

Date Event Description
TBD Nominations Open
TBD Nominations Closed
October 2023 Global Summit 2023 Winners Announced

PMI Frequently Asked Questions


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    • Start the process early.
    • Designate an award team with a lead nominator who gathers all necessary information, completes the paperwork and submits it on time, and acts as a liaison between PMI and the team.
    • Review the application package carefully. If possible, request a person not connected with the submission review it for criteria and compliance.
    • Justify in the submission why you think your submission should receive the award.
    • Contact [email protected] with questions as early as possible
  • Eligibility varies from award to award. Some awards require PMI membership, others do not. Please review each award description for details.

  • Contact PMI at [email protected] or visit individual awards pages for more information.



Grants totaling more than US$ 1.5 million help young people apply project management to STEM and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Youth Guidance

Helping put youth on the path to success for over 30 years.


Awarding grants to nonprofits that strengthen internal capacity.

Youth Guidance

Providing no-cost project management resources to non-profits and NGOs.

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