Outstanding Dissertation Award

Association of North America Higher Education International is pleased to announce Outstanding Dissertation Award. This award honors an individual whose dissertation makes an outstanding contribution to the field of global education. The recipient of the award will receive a $500 cash prize, be honored at the Global Conference on Education and Research. Self-nominations are welcome! The student will be the recipient of the award.

To be considered for this award:

  • The paper must be based on a doctoral dissertation successfully defended within the past two years (after January 1, 2015).
  • The dissertation topic must be related to global education

To be considered outstanding, the paper should:

  • Make an interesting contribution to advancing new ideas or new frameworks of thinking in the field of global education.
  • Strongly incorporate relevant theoretical and empirical literature.
  • Demonstrate appropriate analysis and interpretation of the research results.
  • Offer interesting (and warranted) inferences regarding the theoretical and applied implications of the findings and suggest promising directions for future research.
  • Logically, succinctly, and clearly present the ideas.

The following guidelines will be used to ensure consistent submissions by candidates. Submissions that are not in accordance with these guidelines will not be reviewed.

Submissions can be in the form of submitted dissertation (PDF copy) or a published article from the dissertation (PDF along with all publication citation). Proof that the dissertation is accepted by the nominee’s university (a direct link to the dissertation from the nominee’s university library will be accepted as a proof). The candidate must submit a copy of his/her curriculum vitae (CV). Candidates should submit all materials by April 15, 2017. The winner will be notified by May 1, 2017.