2011 IARSLCE Conference Awards and Graduate Student Scholarships

The Distinguished Research Award recognizes any researcher who has a distinguished record of research and scholarly contributions on service-learning and community engagement.

The Early Career Research Award recognizes outstanding early career contributions to scholarship on service-learning and community engagement.

The Dissertation Award recognizes a dissertation that advances research on service-learning and/or community engagement through rigorous and innovative inquiry.

Ten $500 Graduate Student Scholarships are provided by the Association on a competitive basis for support to attend the conference.


Distinguished Research and Early Career Research Awards nominations must be received by May 2, 2011. Recipients will be notified in early June.

Dissertation Award nominations are due by June 30, 2010. Recipients will be notified in early August.

The award recipients receive an invitation to make a presentation at the annual IARSLCE conference, a plaque (to be presented at the conference), and a monetary award in the form of complimentary IARSLCE conference registration and one-night hotel accommodations.

Graduate Student Scholarships are due July 30, 2011. Please indicate if you have had a paper or poster presentation accepted for the conference. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-August.

For nomination/application instructions for each of the categories above, please visit the Awards Page on our website.

For questions regarding nomination/application submissions, please email Stephanie O’Brien at sobrien1@tulane.edu