ACPA Professional Preparation Commission Call for 2014 Awards
The Commission for Professional Preparation is now accepting applications, including self-nominations, for the following awards:
Burns B. Crookston Doctoral Research Award
This award recognizes a doctoral student or students for original, journal-quality research that brings greater understanding to the learning or development of students or the organization and administration of student affairs practice. The award is $400.
Gerald Saddlemire Master’s Research Award
This award recognizes a Master’s student (or someone who graduated December 2012, Spring 2013, or Summer 2013) for original, journal-quality research that gives insight into the learning or development of students or the organization and administration of student affairs practice. The award is $400.
Roberta Christie Essay Award
This award is presented to a current graduate student for writing an essay that best captures the theme of the conference. This year’s conference theme is “REINVENT You. Us. Indy.” A more detailed description of the conference theme can be found on the annual convention Web site. The award is $200.
Nevitt Sanford Award
The purpose of this award is to provide financial assistance for research within student affairs. The award may either be used to help support dissertations, theses, or specific graduate student research projects. The amount of the award is $400.
Full descriptions of the awards and application procedures are on the Commission’s web page. The deadline for sending entries is 11:59pm on Friday, November, 1, 2013. Late entries will not be considered. Email questions about preparing or submitting your entry to Kathy Goodman.