Purpose of Award
Recognition of excellence in undergraduate and graduate student research and writing.
For a research report, such as a thesis or dissertation, entry will consist of an abstract of not more than 500 words. A full copy of the research may be requested by the judging committee. For research projects conducted by a class, group, or individual, an entry will consist of an abstract and portfolio of evidence providing a complete description of the project and its application.
Any member who is a current graduate student or undergraduate student in good standing (current dues paid).
Criteria for Nomination and Selection
- Written Presentation: organization, language usage, and methodology.
- Originality, conclusions and significance of the research to profession, institution, or chapter.
- Overall execution.
One $500.00 award per
Scan any supporting
documents (the abstract, nomination letter, signed letters of support, supplementary
evidence, etc.) into a single pdf file.
Title the files as
follows: Your Name-title of Award Nomination-Region.
(e.g., Jane Smith-Undergraduate Student Award-Region 3.pdf.)
online Award Application Form and attach the pdf
file in the area provided at the end of the form.
If you have questions, you may contact the
International Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.