Carnahan Public Service Award

Governor Mel Carnahan understood that public service was a way to make a difference in the lives of people and communities.

The Governor Mel Carnahan Award for Public Service recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions through their public service, both paid and volunteer, in the government, education, nonprofit or legal sectors.

Recipients of the Carnahan Award receive a plaque and are honored at an annual awards reception, which is typically held in early to mid February each year.

Recipients are chosen by the Carnahan Award Selection Committee.

Nomination deadline for the public service award is December 1st of each year.

Nominations for the Public Service Award

Please use the link below for submitting your nomination to the Governor Mel Carnahan Public Service Award.

If you wish to add additional materials to this information you’ve already submitted prior to today, please feel free to do so at any time before December 1.

Fill out the nomination form »

You can also mail a nomination to:

Carnahan Public Service Award Selection Committee
Director’s Office-Truman School of Public Affairs
University of Missouri
105 Middlebush Hall
Columbia, Missouri 65211-6100