Optimistic. Dedicated. Persistent. These words describe Rotarians around the world who, through PolioPlus, have committed themselves to the fight against polio. You can help us honor their hard work and share their stories by nominating them for a PolioPlus Service award.

It’s now easier than ever to recognize extraordinary service to polio eradication. You can review the eligibility criteria beforehand and nominate a candidate online. To review eligibility and criteria, click here.

Depending on where your candidate worked to end polio, choose either the Regional or International Service Award for a Polio-Free World. Learn more below.
Regional or International Service Award for a Polio-Free World

Honor Rotarians who’ve made outstanding contributions to our polio eradication efforts since 1 November 1992. You can nominate a candidate for either their regional or international work.

Who can nominate a candidate: Rotarians
Nomination deadline: 1 October
Award type: certificate or plaque

To access the survey and view the criteria, click here: Note the criteria information link is near the top of the survey.  Eligibility Criteria Form and Online Survey.

Focus your nominations on the candidate’s service to polio eradication above and beyond their appointed or elected roles at Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. Strengthen your nomination by describing the Rotarian’s years of service and highlighting for example their projects, participation in National Immunization Days, and leadership qualities.

If you need more information, write to PolioPlus@rotary.org

Thank you for helping us recognize the optimism, dedication, and persistence of these exemplary Rotarians.