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Nomination Limitations

Listed below are the total number of Gold Medal and Silver Medal nominations that may be submitted based on bureau population. The maximum number applies to individual, group, and organizational awards.

Tier 1
Bureaus Population Range Total Number of Gold and Silver Medal Nominations per Bureau
ESA (BEA and Census), NOAA, PTO 8,000 – 14,000 20
Tier 2
Bureaus Population Range Total Number of Gold and Silver Medal Nominations per Bureau
ITA, NIST 1,400 – 3,000 15
Tier 3
Bureaus Population Range Total Number of Gold and Silver Medal Nominations per Bureau
ADMIN, BIS, EDA, MBDA, NTIA, NTIS, OGC, OIG, O/S 5 – 1,350 8