"This award means ... that it gains this important line of research visibility within the scholarly community. It validates for me the significance of the problem in the eyes of those whose judgement matters the most."
Emerald Group Publishing and the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) are delighted to offer a grant award for a doctoral research project in the field of education. The award recognizes excellence in research in the field of education.
The winner will receive a cash prize of $1,500, an award certificate, free registration to a HETL conference where they will have the option to present their paper, and one free copy of an Emerald/HETL book. In addition to the research award it is also hoped that the findings of the research can be published in the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (JARHE).
Up to two Highly Commended Doctoral Research Awards will also be bestowed. Each winner will receive an award certificate and one free copy of an Emerald/HETL book.
The dissertation topics should be in the areas of higher education, teaching/instruction, learning, curriculum, assessment, service, or any directly related area such as educational leadership, management, policy, development, research, technology, internationalization, teacher preparation, counselling, etc. See Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education for topic examples.
The competition is open to anyone who has completed, or will complete, their doctorate between 1 October 2013 and 1 October 2016.
The entries will be judged by a panel of experts chosen from the JARHE Senior Editors and Editorial Advisory Board as well as the HETL Research and Innovation Advisory Board. Entries are judged on the following criteria:
Short-listed applicants may be required to answer further questions as appropriate from the judging panel. Winners will be required to submit an unpublished paper, sole- or joint-authored, derived from the research, within six months of winning the award. The panel reserves the right not to select a winning paper if, in their judgment, none of the entries are considered satisfactory.
The competition is open to anyone who has completed, or will complete, their doctorate between 1 October 2013 and 1 March 2017.
Please note that the decision of the judges is final.
For further information, please read the Frequently Asked Questions.
Publisher - Education