Research Council Distinguished Service Award

The recipient of the Distinguished Service Award shall be a Research Fellow of SHAPE America who has demonstrated significant contributions to Research Council and SHAPE America affairs for an extended period of time. This will usually consist of extensive service that has significantly impacted the Research Council and SHAPE America. This award is not necessarily given each year, being reserved exclusively for a nominee who has truly made significant contributions.

The recipient shall:
Eligibility
  • Be a current member of SHAPE America and a Research Fellow of SHAPE America.
  • Have demonstrated significant contributions to Research Council and SHAPE America affairs for an extended period of time.
  • Extensive service that has significantly impacted SHAPE America, the Research Council and the profession.
Award Criteria
  • Significance of the nominee's contributions to the Research Council.
  • Significance of impact the nominee has had on the Council.
  • Significance of the nominee's contributions to the profession.
  • Duration of the nominee's involvement with the Research Council (relative to other nominees).
  • Strength of the nominator's description of why the nominee is deserving of the award.

To Submit a Nomination:

Read the general requirements. Include the following in the award submission:

  • Curriculum vita (CV) not to exceed 10 pages. Reviewers will not read more than 10 pages.
  • Two (2) letters of support from nominators. Letters should specifically address the criteria for the award and how the person qualifies.
  • Biographical sketch (250-300 words)
Apply for an Award


Deadline is October 15. Submit via mail or email to:

SHAPE America Awards
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
awards@shapeamerica.org



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