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Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb

Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb

Lt. Governor > Ask Eric > Lt. Governor’s Recognition Opportunities > Golden Hoosier Award Golden Hoosier Award


The Golden Hoosier Award was established to acknowledge and recognize outstanding seniors for their lifetime of service to their communities. Sponsored by Indiana Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb in collaboration and partnership with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, the Golden Hoosier Award is the highest honor bestowed on a senior in Indiana.

The ideal recipient is considered an unsung hero who has not already received a Golden Hoosier Award for the impact they have made in the lives of others and the community.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Golden Hoosier Award, the nominee must currently be an Indiana resident, age 65 or older and have been a volunteer in the community for the past three years.

Application Deadline

All applications must be sumbitted by April 29, 2016.

Application Options

1. Fill out the online form below. 

2. Fill out an online printable form by April 29 and send an email or hard copy to:

     Golden Hoosier Awards

     c/o Office of Lt. Governor Holcomb

     200 W. Washington Street, Room 333

     Indianapolis, IN 46204

     Phone: 317-234-9743

3. Request a hard copy application to be mailed to you by sending an email request to