This Award will acknowledge a student in 2022
/ 23 and whose essay or project enhances and stimulates innovation and quality outcomes
in social work. To be eligible, the essay
must have been completed, or the project undertaken, during the period 01 July 2022
to 30 June 2023.
Who can be nominated?
An undergraduate, Bachelor of Social Work or
Master of Social Work student currently enrolled as a student or have graduated
Nominees must be a current financial student
member or new graduate member of the AASW and be of good standing with the
Who can nominate a Nominee?
Only Third-Party nominations will be considered. This includes academics who have supervised, reviewed
or otherwise worked with the nominee. Nominators
are encouraged to engage with the Nominee directly in the submission process.
Terms and Conditions
Nominations will be made through a “call for
nominations” announced by the AASW in August 2023.
The Award submission must have at its core either:
- A paper explaining the project, its objectives,
parameters, methodology and conclusions, or
- An essay.
Nominations must be submitted through the AASW’s
designated submission process.
The Award Committee will consider all nominations
based on the below criteria.
The submission of the paper or essay will contribute
100% of the overall score for consideration of this Award.
The Award Committee will consider nominations
that meet all eligibility and requirements.
The Award Committee reserves the right to decline
nominations that do not meet the requirements outlined within this document or are
not received by the submission deadline. The AASW will keep confidential their
discussions and deliberations on nominees and will not provide feedback
regarding their decisions. Award winners
will be announced at the 2023 AASW Online Health Symposium on 16 November 2023.