The AEFP Early Career Award recognizes junior scholars (between 1 and 6 years post doctorate) with exemplary early career trajectories whose research substantially contributes to the field of education finance and policy.
Selection criteria include:
- Quality of scholarship
- Policy relevance and impact of scholarship
- Public engagement by scholar
Individuals who received their PhD from an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution between June 1, 2011 and August 31, 2016.
- A $1000 award to recognize promise and contributions to the field
- Presentation of a plaque at the AEFP Annual Conference
- Award recipients will be expected to attend the 2018 AEFP Conference to be presented with their award.
Applications must include:
- An updated CV
- A nomination statement containing three short paragraphs addressing the three selection criteria (one paragraph per criterion): quality of scholarship, policy relevance and impact, and public engagement. Self-nominations are accepted.
- All applications should be submitted to the AEFP Awards Committee Chair Matthew Chingos at firstname.lastname@example.org with “AEFP Early Career Award” in the subject heading.
- Deadline: December 31, 2017.