Call for Applications: 2016 Emerald/HETL Education Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards

October 23rd, 2016 | by mihai |

Emerald Group Publishing and the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) are delighted to offer a grant award for a doctoral research project in the field of education. The award recognizes excellence in research in the field of education. 

Awards topics
The dissertation topics should be in the areas of higher education, teaching/instruction, learning, curriculum, assessment, service, or any directly related area such as educational leadership, management, policy, development, research, technology, internationalization, teacher preparation, counselling, etc. See Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education for topic examples.

The winner will receive a cash prize of $1,500, an award certificate, free registration to a HETL conference where they will have the option to present their paper, and one free copy of an Emerald​ ( or ​HETL ( ​book. In addition to the research award it is also hoped that the findings of the research can be published in the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education (JARHE)​ (​ 

Up to two Highly Commended Doctoral Research Awards will also be bestowed. Each winner will receive an award certificate and one free copy of an Emerald/HETL​ book. 

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2017. 
Winners will be announced in May 2017. 

To apply, go to

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