NextGen Public Service Awards

14769784015_db96bc5d98_zDo you consider yourself and your work award-winning? We do!

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop are proud to host the Annual NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement each year at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. The awards recognize deserving individuals who are selected from the public service community for their intelligence, exuberance and dedication to improving and invigorating government.

Know any deserving public servants? Award nominations for 2017 open on April 24 and close May 26.



2016 Nominations are now closed. A panel of government judges are reviewing the nominations and finalists will be notified in June.


To be eligible for the NextGen Public Service Awards, at least one nomination must be submitted. All nominations must provide factual information. Each nomination form must be submitted online and in its entirety before the nominations close. No nominations will be accepted before or after the nomination period.


  • Award finalists will receive free VIP passes to the Next Generation of Government Training Summit and may be invited to speak at a session.
  • Award finalists are encouraged to invite their supervisor, person who nominated them or a mentor as a guest to the awards ceremony.
  • Travel and Lodging is NOT provided through NextGen funding.