Graduate Deans or their designee(s) at CSGS member institutions may nominate one person whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master’s degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions (Fall 2015 through Summer 2017) and have filed an electronic thesis.
$1,000 plus travel expenses for the awardees to attend the 2018 CSGS meeting in Fayetteville, AR where the award will be presented.
The Graduate Dean or designee shall provide the following materials as part of the nomination dossier to be received no later than November 16, 2017:
An electronic file (e-mail ) of the nomination materials should be submitted to the Committee Chair Dr. Jon Hakkila at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than November 16, 2017.
Each thesis will be reviewed by faculty members in the field from CSGS member institutions and will be evaluated on the basis of the use of technology in the presentation of the ETD, scholarship, research methodology, and contributions to the field or discipline.