The Path Breaker Award is given in recognition of collaborative research by a scholar and graduate student who co-author an article related to giftedness, creativity, or talent that is published in a journal not traditionally or regularly focused on these fields. The Path Breaker Award is designed to reward scholars in our field for publishing in journals that would not traditionally include articles with a focus on gifted, talented, or creative populations.
Electronic pdf submissions must be sent to the chair of the awards committee, Marcia Gentry, care of Alissa Salazar (email@example.com), by 5 p.m. CST February 1, 2017. Please use Path Breaker Award as the subject line of the email.
This award was created to recognize excellence in graduate student research. The travel stipend will be awarded to two graduate students ($750 per student) who are presenting individual papers, roundtable papers or posters at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association to defray expenses to the conference.Eligibility Criteria The award is given annually to (up to) two graduate students currently enrolled in masters or doctoral programs who are authors or co-authors (student must be lead author) of papers that have been accepted for presentation in the AERA SIG: Research on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association and whose papers have been rated as excellent on the rubric used to rate papers for acceptance.
Nomination Process and Timelines
Review/Selection Process and Timeline
Application Submission DetailsPlease submit materials electronically to Marcia Gentry, Awards Chair, c/o Alissa Salazar (firstname.lastname@example.org), by December 15, 2016. Graduate student travel awards decisions will be made by early February, 2017. Award winners will be reimbursed up to $750 of conference expenses (receipts required) after presentation and upload of paper.
This award was created to recognize a scholar of giftedness, creativity or talent development and a collaborator who has not previously published scholarship associated with giftedness, creativity, or talent. The award is given to those who seek to promote scholarship in the area of giftedness, creativity, and talent to the larger education research community through collaborations and who concurrently benefit from the insights of important scholars who have not previously studied or written about gifted, talented, or creative populations.
The awards is given to collaborators of a paper which meets the following criteria:
Form of Recognition
Electronic pdf submissions must be sent to the chair of the awards committee, Marcia Gentry (email@example.com) by 5 p.m. CST February 1, 2016. Please use Michael Pryrt Award as the subject line of the email.