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

The Dr. 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 who serve as advocates for the betterment of communities across difference and personify what it means to be leaders and changemakers. 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 Dr. Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award may be submitted by students, faculty, staff/administrators, alumni, or other members of the NYU community.


Call for Submissions

Nominate a student for the 2023 Dr. Patricia M. Carey Changemaker Award!

Submit your nomination today!

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET


Award recipients will be announced and celebrated during the NYU MLK Week University-Wide Event on February 16, 2023.