Award Overview

The award recognizes doctoral students and junior faculty members with outstanding scholarship in the areas of racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity in social work education. An award will be given to a doctoral student and a junior faculty member during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting.

Award Judging Criteria

  • CSWE members who will attend and whose paper or poster can be presented (i.e., oral presentation or e-poster, NOT a workshop or roundtable) at the 2022 Annual Program Meeting

  • Doctoral students and junior faculty members who are the only or primary author of the accepted paper or poster

  • Papers or posters that reflect and promote research or scholarship about members of historically and emerging underrepresented racial, ethnic, and cultural groups to inform teaching, practice, or policy development by educators, students or alumni

  • Papers or posters that reflect and promote research or scholarship to understand the dynamics of intersectionality of the experiences of historically and emerging underrepresented racial, ethnic, and cultural groups in social work education

At least two members of CRECD will review the nominations and select the awardee. Biographical information and a photo of the awardee will appear on the CSWE website and may be included in the Annual Program Meeting Final Program if space permits. 

Award 

The annual award will consist of a plaque.

Applications

All applications must be submitted through the Online Submittable Form by Friday, May 6, at 11:59 PM (ET). Please note that each award has different requirements. E-mailed or incomplete nominations will not be accepted.