Early Career Researcher Award - Nomination Form
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The recipient of the Early Career Researcher Award will have a research agenda that is focused on inclusive practices and has the potential to impact change in equity, inclusion, and full participation for individuals with significant disabilities. This award honors the contributions of researchers who are in the beginning stages of their career. To be eligible for this award, nominees must have been active in the field for less than ten years after receiving their advanced graduate degree (EdD, PhD).

2018 was the inaugural year for this award, sponsored by members of TASH's Early Career Researcher Network. The Early Career Researcher Network is a group of early career researchers, who are focused on promoting the development and dissemination of evidence-based practices aligned with the TASH National Agenda. As part of our commitment to advance TASH's National Agenda, this network is also focused on the mentorship and support of new researchers. The recipient of this award will have the opportunity to work with a mentor who is a veteran researcher.  To nominate an individual for this award, please complete the form below.

Please review the entire nomination form below before you start filling it out. We recommend gathering the content offline prior to submitting it as incomplete forms cannot be saved. Self-nominations are accepted. If you would like to self-nominate, please fill out both "Nominator" and "Nominee" with the same information. TASH only accepts complete nomination forms. No exceptions. If you have questions about your submission, please contact Ruthie-Marie Beckwith at info@tash.org. The deadline for award submissions is Monday, August 3, 2020.
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Please fill out the following three steps in order to complete your nomination.
Please attach a current CV that speaks to the nominee's (a) successful participation in a terminal degree program (e.g., Ph.D.; Ed.D.; J. D.) including major, minor, degree, and anticipated date of completion; (b) employment in related areas, including dates, duties, name of supervisor; and (c) research and publications.
Using 500-1000 words, please submit an essay that highlights how the nominee's work (a) aligns with the TASH mission, (b) how their research agenda supports inclusive practices, and (c) how their research has the potential to impact change in equity, inclusion, and full participation for individuals with significant disabilities.
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Please provide the name and contact of three (3) individuals who can serve as references for the Early Career Researcher Award nominee. The three references will be contacted by the ECRN award selection committee to fill out a brief Likert scale survey on the nominee.
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