The Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity (CRECD) 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 CSWE's Annual Program Meeting (APM).
Award Judging Criteria
CSWE members who will attend and whose paper or poster can be presented at the 2024 APM (i.e., oral presentation or e-poster, NOT a workshop or roundtable)
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
CSWE membership is an eligibility requirement for all commission and council awards. To check your membership status, or link your membership your social work program visit CSWE Membership and click Link to Program/Join CSWE.
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 APM Final Program if space permits.
The annual award will consist of a plaque.
All applications must be submitted through the online submittable form by Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 11:59 PM (ET). Please note that each award has different requirements. Emailed or incomplete nominations will not be accepted.