2017 Awards

The CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education is pleased to annouce the 13th annual Partners In International Education (PIE) Awards program, honoring the contibution of social work faculty members, social work students (BSW, MSW, or PhD), and organizations as partners in advancing education for international social work. The PIE awards are given in recgonition of conceptual, curricular, and programmatic innovations in education for international social work. Priority is given to U.S.-based nominees.

The Partners in International Education Awards will be presented at 8:45 am immediately preceding the Hokenstad lecture. The lecture will take place during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas on Friday, October 20, 8:45 am- 10:15 am in Lone Star B, Conference Center, 2nd Floor.
 

Eligible Recipients

Up to three awards are given annually- one for reach of the following catergories of contributors to education for international social work.

  1. Social work faculty member
  2. Social work student (BSW, MSW, or PhD level)
  3. Local (APM host city), national, or international organizations

Recognition

Award recipients receive an engraved plaque honoring their contributions to the advancement of education for international social work. Awards are presented jointly by the chair of the CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education and the chair of the PIE Awards Committee. There is no financial support associated with this award.

Nominations Process

Letters of nomination for PIE award candidates must include the following:
  1. The name and contact information for each nominee
  2. The nominator’s rationale for the nomination (with a clear statement concerning the innovations made by the nominee in advancing education for international social work)
  3. Documentation in support of the nomination (e.g., a current curriculum vitae and copies of selected publications for individual nominees; or, in the case of organizational nominees, copies of relevant stories concerning the nominee organization in the public media, as well as a detailed description of the activities engaged in by the nominee that contribute to the advancement of education for international social work)
  4. Other materials that nominators believe would be helpful to the PIE Awards Committee in reviewing the merits of nominees. Please limit submission materials to 6 pages, excluding CVs (for individuals)

Nominations are open to individuals, students, and organizations located either within or outside the United States. Preference will be given to nominations that have a demonstrable link to the advancement of education for international social work in the United States. Letters of nomination must be submitted in electronic form only.
 
Electronic copies of all nominations should be e-mailed to kaki@cswe.org. Click here for more information on the 2017 Awardees.