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The recipients of these awards will be honored at the President’s Address during the 10CEA. Awardees will be presented with an award certificate and a 2-year SSEA membership.

The awards committee comprises the 10CEA conference committee members and former winners of their respective awards. Selection will be based on the clarity of conceptualization and interpretation of the study, methodological rigor, the importance of the topic for Emerging Adulthood, and specific criteria outlined for each award below.

Nominations for the awards are open to all SSEA members. Nominations must be submitted by October 1, 2021, for consideration. Nominations (including self-nominations) must include a cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications for this specific award. SSEA members are eligible to apply to one of the following awards.

Student Awards

     1. Undergraduate Student Poster Award
     2. Graduate Student Poster Award
     3. Distinguished Dissertation in Emerging Adulthood

General Awards

     1. Conference Theme Award
     2. Innovative Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
     3. International Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
     4. Social Justice Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
     5. Remarkable Applied Contributions to Emerging Adulthood Award

Student Awards

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Poster Awards
Two awards will be given in this category. Eligible posters are those by a first-author who is an undergraduate or graduate student who presents an accepted poster presentation at the conference. Final posters must be submitted by the deadline in ppt(x) or pdf form. Posters will be evaluated on the following criteria:
     • Clarity of Conceptualization and Interpretation
     • Methodological Rigor
     • Innovation and Importance of Topic
     • Overall Aesthetic of Poster

Distinguished Dissertation in Emerging Adulthood

This award recognizes outstanding academic promise in research on emerging adults. Dissertations must have been completed in the last three years (2019-2021). Faculty and self-nominations are equally encouraged. Nomination requirements:
     • Nominee’s name, address, email, and phone number
     • Advisor’s name, address, email, and phone number
     • 2-3 page abstract of the dissertation
     • a link to the full dissertation
Please submit a 500-word nomination letter outlining the dissertation’s merits by the deadline.

General Awards

Conference Theme Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted oral conference presentation at the 10CEA. Oral conference presentations that embody the conference theme (Well-Being during Emerging Adulthood: Challenges and Opportunities) can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

Innovative Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted oral conference presentation at the 10CEA. Oral conference presentations employing innovative methodologies and/or tackling understudied topics and/or populations can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

International Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted oral conference presentation at the 10CEA. Oral conference presentations of research that has increased the insight into the global dimensions of emerging adulthood can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

Social Justice Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted oral conference presentation at the 10CEA. Oral conference presentations that attend to an issue of social justice regarding emerging adults can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

Remarkable Applied Contributions to Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted oral conference presentation at the 10CEA. Oral concerence presentations that integrate the research results on emerging adulthood into applied policies and programs, hence increasing the impact of research in society, can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

 

 

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