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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Eileen MacLean, chair of the I Am Me Scotland board of trustees, said: "Everyone at I Am Me Scotland is delighted to be shortlisted for the Scottish Charity Awards.
The LT Awards Shortlist page quotes that, "These awards recognise the commitment, enthusiasm and passion for learning technologies across the world, and to be to be shortlisted is an achievement to be proud of."
Iga Jasinska, from Finham Park School, is one of ten students nationally to be shortlisted for the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) Essay Writing Competition.
"I am humbled and startled to be shortlisted. I wasn't setting out to take a photograph and I think that is sometimes how you get the best ones.
Penny is thrilled to be shortlisted. She said: "I am over the moon to be up for this award.
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."
They deserved to be shortlisted in the Picture Book of the Year category 'for an implied readership up to eighteen'.
AN Army tot has beaten hundreds of others to be shortlisted in a national competition supporting military mums and dads.
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.