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Applying for The Mazzotti Awards

If you are interested in applying for The Mazzotti Awards, please right click to save the application (pdf).

Please note the last day to submit your application is December 1, 2017
Applicants must be a full-time Rider employee and have a minimum of two years of service.

For more information about the application process:
Contact DonnaJean Fredeen, Chair of the Mazzotti Leadership Committee, at (609) 896-5010 or [email protected].

Please e-mail completed applications to:
DonnaJean Fredeen, Chair of the Mazzotti Leadership Committee, at [email protected], with a copy to Elaine Caron at [email protected].


Evaluation Criteria

All applications for The Mazzotti Awards in Women’s Leadership will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:

  1. Articulation of the stated professional goals of the applicant.
  2. Alignment between the program of interest and the stated professional goals of the applicant.
  3. Clear articulation of the expected outcomes from the program on the stated professional goals of the applicant and the benefit of the program to the Rider University community.

Post Leadership Program Requirements

To help measure the impact of all external leadership programs as well as internal leadership efforts, upon completion of training, award recipient must provide a written summary answering the following:

  1. Identify acquired skills.
  2. Describe changed behaviors.
  3. Describe a project or initiative that you are currently planning, enhancing, or newly implementing, that has been impacted as a result of your attendance at the leadership development program.
  4. Indicate how you will mentor or share what you learned with others.

Additionally, award recipient will give a presentation about her leadership development program experience at either the Women’s Leadership Summit or Leadership Lunch.