Ruth Strang Research Award

Supporting the Profession Center for Women Women in Student Affairs Faculty Graduate
Application Deadline: October 16, 2020 | Award Type: division groups

The Ruth Strange Research Award, sponsored by the Center for Women, recognizes a NASPA member for their outstanding contributions to the body of knowledge about womxn and gender in higher education. Submissions could be based upon published or unpublished articles, academic papers, books/monographs, or other scholarly contributions that demonstrate excellence and address topics that advance the understanding of womxn and gender in higher education. The Center for Women welcomes non-traditional scholarship submissions that contribute to the body of knowledge about women and gender in the academy.

Entrant Criteria

  1. Current member(s)of NASPA
  2. Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students, college faculty, or professionals working in student affairs or related fields.

Application materials

  • Letter that states:
    • Nature of the scholarship
    • Significance of the scholarship to advancing the understanding of womxn and gender in higher education
  • Summary of scholarly contribution, not to exceed 3,500 words, which includes:
    • Purpose of the scholarship
    • Brief review of the theory/literature informing the scholarship
    • Description of method(s) used
    • Overview and discussion of findings/outcomes
    • Conclusion
  • List of references (following the APA Publication Manual, 7th edition)

 Applications are due October 16, 2020, and applicants will be notified by early January of status. 

Presented By

Center for Women