In these uncertain times, the health and safety of all is our priority at the Joe Plaskett Foundation. Given that the Plaskett and Petry Awards involve spending time overseas, we would like to reiterate the flexibility of the Foundation regarding the laureates’ plans: of course, it is possible to postpone the stay to a later date, when the conditions will allow for an enriching, pleasant experience, as Mr. Plaskett would have wished.
2020 Plaskett and Petry Awards
For the time being, the selection process for the 2020 Plaskett and Petry Awards remains on the same timeline: the deadline to submit an application is still May 1, 2020. However, we are aware that the current situation (especially the closure of universities) could prevent the timely completion of applications.
If, for example:
- You do not have access to your works to complete your portfolio;
- Your referee is unable to provide your letter of recommendation;
- Your current health status prevents you from completing your application;
Then we encourage you to contact us by email at your earliest convenience to inform us of your situation and to discuss possible arrangements to allow you to complete your application.
As the situation evolves quickly, we will inform you of any changes on our website and on the Foundation’s social media accounts. In the meantime, the Board of Directors of the Joe Plaskett Foundation continues to monitor the situation closely, and thanks you for your support.