Global Innovation Awards 2016

The Turnitin Global Innovation Awards 2016 is now open for nominations!

Each year Turnitin recognizes educators worldwide who demonstrate commitment to improving student writing, enhancing student learning, promoting academic integrity, and championing the use of Turnitin products at their institution or in their region. Turnitin also acknowledges students for their commitment to excellence in writing and promoting academic integrity.

We invite you to nominate yourself or a colleague, and share a story about how you or your peers have made a difference with Turnitin. Nominate a student who has shown dedication to becoming a better writer by using Turnitin’s tools.

Nominations will be accepted until 8 August 2016. In October 2016, the educator and student winners in each award category will be announced in seven worldwide regions (Africa & Middle East, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, United Kingdom, United States & Canada) and will receive global recognition for their accomplishments.

Please read the Official Rules before submitting your nomination.

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Award Categories

Student Engagement Award



Awarded to one educator per region

This award recognizes an educator who provides rich feedback on student work, engages students, and improves student learning with Turnitin products.

Academic Integrity Award



Awarded to one educator per region

This award recognizes an educator who promotes academic integrity, has reduced unoriginal writing among students, and has improved students' proper citation and attribution practices with Turnitin products.

Writing Improvement Award



Awarded to one student per region

Turnitin is proud to recognize students for their work. Nominate students who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in writing, improving their own skills or those of their peers, or promoting academic integrity at their school or institution.

Global Innovator Award



Awarded to one overall winner world-wide

This award recognizes an educator who goes above and beyond to actively promote or encourage the use of Turnitin products inside or outside of their institution through innovation in training, professional development, support, sharing ideas and best practices, and otherwise championing the use of Turnitin products across the curriculum.

Award winners will receive:

  • Global recognition and prestige as a distinguished educator or student in your region
  • Digital ‘Badge of Excellence’ and/or printed ‘Certificate of Excellence’
  • For educators: Exclusive participation at customer events and industry conferences, in webcasts and videos, and presence in resources including papers and blog articles, along with future award programs and media opportunities.
  • For students: Opportunities for Turnitin-related student leadership activities

Nomination Form



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Official Rules

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