Stroke Hero Awards

Honoring those who have showcased resilience and outstanding progress in the stroke community. 
Come back April 20 as we begin to announce our 2020 Stroke Hero Awards winners.

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About the Stroke Hero Awards

The American Stroke Association honors people who strive to overcome stroke.

Our newly redesigned Stroke Hero Awards will be presented in five categories to those who educate, inspire and bring awareness about stroke locally or nationally.

Stroke is the No. 5 killer and a leading cause of disability in the United States.

Award Categories

Nominations were accepted in the first four categories below, while public vote determined the Voters’ Choice.  All winners will be announced the week of April 20.

Outstanding Survivor

Honors an individual who has survived a stroke and used their experience to educate, inspire and bring awareness about stroke on a local or national level.

View the Outstanding Survivor Nomination Questions (PDF)

Outstanding Caregiver

Honors an individual who has cared for a stroke survivor and used their experience to educate, inspire and bring awareness about stroke on a local or national level.

View the Outstanding Caregiver Nomination Questions (PDF)

Outstanding Support Group

Honors a stroke support group committed to educating, inspiring and bringing awareness about stroke on a local or national level.

View the Outstanding Support Group Nomination Questions (PDF)

Outstanding Group

Honors a group committed to educating, inspiring and bringing awareness about stroke on a local or national level. Groups can include, but are not limited to, stroke teams, medical facilities and people who have come together to raise awareness about stroke.

View the Outstanding Group Nomination Questions (PDF)

Voters’ Choice

Honors an individual or group making an outstanding effort to educate, inspire and bring awareness about stroke on a local or national level. Judges selected the contenders from the nominations received in the other four categories.

Awards Timeline

Follow our awards timeline to support your favorite for the Voters’ Choice award and find out the winners.

Date(s)     Activity
January 1-31, 2020  Nominations accepted
February 2020  Nominations judged 
Early March 2020  Voters’ Choice candidates determined
March 19-April 2, 2020  Voters’ Choice voting
April 20-24, 2020 Don’t miss your chance to help us celebrate the winners as they are announced.

 

FAQ, Rules, Judging Criteria and More:

Entry Guidelines (PDF)
Contest Rules (PDF)
Promotional Flyer (PDF)
Judging Criteria (PDF)
Nominations FAQ (PDF)

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