Nominate an outstanding OT, OTA or individual who supports the OT profession with an NJOTA Award at the NJOTA Annual Conference in October. More information about this years awards will be coming soon!


Please read the following descriptions for each award and click the corresponding link to download the nomination form and a list of necessary documents to attach with the submission.

Emerging Leadership Award

To recognize an occupational therapy student or an early practitioner (less than three years of practice) who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in occupational therapy at the local, organizational, state, or national levels.

Award of Merit

To recognize two occupational therapy practitioners, one OT and one OTA, who have made a notable contribution to the profession in one or more specific areas of occupational therapy practice. 

Certificate of Appreciation

To recognize a person, group, or organization who has benefited the profession and/or NJOTA.

Service Award

Given at the discretion of the NJOTA Board to an individual for sustained service in an elected or appointed position locally, statewide, or nationally.  

President's Award 

Given at the discretion of the NJOTA Board President for a deserving individual in the occupational therapy field.


If you have any questions please email Karen: [email protected]