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2019 Ruth Strang Research Award

10/24/2018 - 1/11/2019

The Ruth Strang Research Award is sponsored by NASPA's Center for Women to recognize NASPA members for their outstanding contributions to the body of literature concerning women in higher education. This award encourages high-quality research related to women in higher education and seeks to promote research by, for, and about women. Submissions may be published or unpublished articles, academic papers, book chapters, or portfolios that show strong scholarship and address topics relevant to the education of women and their personal and professional development.

Entrant Criteria:

  1. Current member(s)of NASPA
  2. Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students, college faculty, or professionals working in student affairs or related fields.

Submission Requirements

  1. A coversheet with the title of the abstract and the author’s name and address (this must appear in a document separate from the full abstract)
  2. The abstract must must be double-spaced and not include identifying information, such as college or town names
  3. A brief bibliography at the end of the abstract
  4. The body of the abstract must not exceed 3,500 words and should be divided into four sections:
    1. Research rationale and brief literature review
    2. Statement of the hypothesis/problem
    3. Methodology employed and rationale for its selection
    4. Significant findings and relevance to student affairs in particular and post-secondary education in general

     5. Include a link to the written work or attach work to the application

Applications are due December 7, 2018 and applicants will be notified by January 7, 2019.

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Please submit materials in as a .doc or .docx file only. Prior to submission, please ensure all identifying information is removed from the abstract.

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