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2012 Great Lakes Conference, Purdue University, Student Research Awards

Ball State University Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference Student Award

We are pleased to announce the “Ball State University Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference Student Award!” This award is intended to highlight and showcase contemporary, high-quality research related to this year’s conference theme: “Searching for Cultural Understanding: An Intentional Focus on Diversity, Social Justice, and Internationalization.”

The award recipient will receive complimentary registration, a certificate, public recognition of the scholarly achievement, and a $100 check from Ball State University.

All student-initiated and led proposals that relate to this year’s theme are eligible for this award. Students can submit their Great Lakes paper by February 28 to be considered for the award. The paper should be written according to APA writing style, Times New Roman, 12-font, double-space, not to exceed 15 total pages including title page and references.

 Award Criteria:
1. Originality & Creativity of project
2. Connection & Contribution of the project to the scholarly literature in counseling psychology
3. Link between the project and the Conference theme
4. A student as first author
5. Project has significant implications for the field of counseling

The criteria are used by a combined student and faculty committee that reviews the papers and decides on the winner.

Award: Winner announced at the keynote address. Winner receives a certificate and check for $100 from Ball State University.

Student Poster Presentation Awards

Two additional student poster presentation awards will be given based on the above criteria. The judges will review the posters during the conference, and the awardees will be announced at the end of the conference.