The award is available to non-tenure track unclassified professionals with an appointment of .5 or greater at K-State Libraries. The award will recognize contributions made to K-State Libraries in the previous two academic years. Nominees must have a minimum of 2 continuous years of service. Nominees must have received at least a rating of "Minimum Standard Performance" on their two previous performance evaluations.
Award recipients are not eligible for the award more than once every three years.