Image of Dr. Pat Carey with text, 'Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award'

The Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award is presented to one undergraduate and one graduate student leader who embodies humility, compassion, and strong character. Serving as advocates for the betterment of communities across difference, this award recognizes two individuals that personify what it means to be a leader and a changemaker. The recipients of this award demonstrate a commitment to enriching and providing service to their communities as exemplified by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Patricia M. Carey (Steinhardt, PhD ’82).

Nominations for the Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award may be submitted by students, faculty, staff/administrators, alumni, or other members of the NYU community.

The 2021 award nomination period is now closed.

Award recipients will be announced and celebrated during NYU MLK Week (February 1–6, 2021).