be shortlisted

be shortlisted

To be placed on a final list (a shortlist) of people or things that are being considered for something, such as an award or a position of employment. I was so shocked to hear that my story was shortlisted for the fiction award! Well, I was shortlisted for the job, but in the end they hired somebody else.
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WALES & West Housing is the only housing association in the UK to be shortlisted for a national award.
Professor Puthucode Haray who leads the unit said: "It is wonderful to be shortlisted for this prestigious national award, which specifically rewards developments in gastroenterology.
HUDDERSFIELD woman Gina Battye has beaten hundreds of hopefuls to be shortlisted for the Speaker of the Year category at the Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers and Consultants (APCTC) Awards.
Craig said: "Penguin is a giant in the publishing world and I am over the moon to be shortlisted.
Councillor Bob Cook, leader of Stockton Council, said: "It is a fantastic accolade to be shortlisted in the overall Council of the Year award for the third year running.
I was just happy to be shortlisted and to have the chance to show my work.
Jonathan Brown, head of the firm's Liver pool office, told LDP Legal: "We are proud and pleased to be shortlisted for four awards.
They deserved to be shortlisted in the Picture Book of the Year category 'for an implied readership up to eighteen'.
Ball said: "It is a tremendous honour to be shortlisted and for me a reflection of the hard work everyone at the club has put in.
Jamie Groves, Denbighshire Head of Communication, Marketing and Leisure, said: "To be shortlisted for national honours is a testament to all the hard work in our Youth Service to provide the best possible provision across the county.
She added: "I am so privileged and excited to be shortlisted.
Sara, who was born in Edinburgh but is now based in Heaton, Newcastle, said she was delighted to be shortlisted.
Among those to be shortlisted for the prestigious prize is Jess Latham from Castle Vale.
Sharon said: "I am absolutely delighted to be shortlisted.
The college is the only one to be shortlisted in two categories, the "green" sustainable school award as well as the school of the year award.