Nominations for the ISTQB® International Software Testing Excellence Award can be submitted by anyone (except Award Panel members).

Nominees can be private individuals, institutions, companies or organizations.

Nomination proposals need to be submitted through the Submission Form and need to give clear reasons for the nomination, as well as references that validate the nominee's achievements. Anonymous and self-nomination proposals will not be accepted.

To be considered by the Award Panel for the current year's vote, the proposal must be submitted by the 11th of August 2017.