This award, voted by the IMarEST membership, recognises outstanding contribution to the IMarEST's mission.
Recipients of an Outstanding Contribution award for a given year, will be eligible for selection by the IMarEST membership for this award. To be eligible for this award, the individual or organization must have already received one of the following awards:
- Outstanding Contribution to Marine Safety
- Outstanding Contribution to Marine Sustainability
- Outstanding Contribution to Marine Education
- Marine Ambassador Award
- International Award
The award will be based on the results of a member vote which will take place via the members-only website.