Science Graduate of the Year

The Awards are to recognise and celebrate exceptional graduates employed in the nuclear sector.  The aim is to have Award Winners that are role models to inspire others to undertake a career in the nuclear industry.

Nominations Process

This is the Nomination form for the Science Graduate of the Year Award. 
Nuclear employer companies are invited to nominate their ‘best’ graduate.

Completed Nominations are to be received by 5pm Friday 26th October 2018.

Nuclear employers are asked to select just one of their graduates for nomination.  Nominees do not need to be on a company graduate scheme. This award is open to all graduates who are in their first two years of employment with the nuclear sector. If you have multiple sites you are welcome to enter one graduate from each site.

The nominations criteria will focus on:

  • Commitment by the graduate for their own personal development and progression through skills and learning
  • Outstanding contributions where the graduate has exceeded expectations
  • Examples of achievement
  • Developing a career in the nuclear sector
  • Inspirational qualities

Each Employer nomination should include the following minimum information:

  • Nominee appraisal – to be completed by nominee
  • Nomination endorsement – Employer’s statement

Who should apply for this category?
Science Graduates – Applications are welcome from graduates in a wide range of science disciplines that are used in the nuclear industry. 
These include, but are not restricted to:

  •   Physics
  •   Health Physics and Radiation Protection
  •   Chemistry
  •   Biology
  •   Geology
  •   Materials Science
  •   Computer Science
  •   Environmental Science

The above information acts as a guide and is not an exhaustive list of qualifications for the Science Graduate of the Year category.  If you are unsure as to whether your particular qualification falls under this category and would like further guidance, please contact who will be able to assist with your queries.

Completed Graduate Nominations
Please email completed nominations by 5pm Friday 26th October 2018 for shortlisting by the judging panel.

Applications will need to be submitted via e-mail to with UK Nuclear Skills Awards - Science Graduate as the subject 


Further Information