FAQs about the SOGIE Scholarship Award

q-icon.png My paper on LGBT issues was accepted, but it was not submitted to the LGBT Track. It is it eligible for the award?

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Yes, it is. Any accepted paper on LGBT issues, regardless of its Track assignment, is eligible for the award.

q-icon.png I am presenting a paper at the 2017 APM that has already been published in a journal. Is it eligible for the award?

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Yes, it is. Previously published papers/manuscripts will be considered.

q-icon.png Can I submit a paper that was not accepted for presentation at APM this year?

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No. Only scholarly papers based on presentations at the 2017 CSWE APM that fit the purpose of this award will be considered.

 

q-icon.png In order to be considered for the award, does my paper have to be based on the proposal that was accepted at APM?

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Yes, it does.

q-icon.png Will you consider a paper that does not address LGBT issues?

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No; the purpose of the SOGIE Scholarship Award is to recognize scholarship that addresses LGBT issues and contributions made in this area.

q-icon.png If I was awarded the SOGIE Scholarship Award in the past, am I eligible to apply for it again?

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Papers authored by any recipients of the SOGIE (previously known as SOGE) Scholarship Award within the last 3 years will not be considered for the award.

q-icon.png Is there a page limit for the paper?

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No; papers of any length will be considered as long as they meet the criteria for the award.  Click here for the award criteria.

q-icon.png Who are the reviewers for the award?

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Reviewers consist of members of the Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGIE).

q-icon.png When is the deadline for submitting papers?

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The submission deadline is Friday, July 7, 2017, at 5:00 pm Eastern Time.

q-icon.png To whom do I submit the paper?

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E-mail it to Eugene Walls, SOGIE Scholarship Committee, at ewalls2@du.edu.

q-icon.png What should I submit in order to be considered for the award?

a-icon.pngThe application consists of two parts.
  1. A copy of your scholarly paper as a Word document with all identifying information removed
  2. A separate title page showing the name, credentials, affiliation, and e-mail addresses of all authors and identifying the corresponding author  

Click here for the full submission criteria.

q-icon.png When will the winner be notified about the award?

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Winners will be notified in July. Biographical information and photos of the winners will appear on the CSWE website and may be included in the APM Final Program, if space permits.

q-icon.png When will the award be presented?

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The recipient(s) will be asked to attend and will receive the award at the LGBT Caucus/CSOGIE Reception at the 2017 CSWE APM  in Dallas, TX. At least one author of the paper must agree to attend the award presentation.

q-icon.png Are papers associated with any type of APM presentation format eligible for consideration?

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Yes, your scholarly paper can be associated with any type of accepted 2017 APM presentation format (e.g., Discussion Group, Panel, Interactive Poster, Oral Presentation, Faculty Development Institute, Partnership Presentation).