Outstanding Graduate Student Award

 

Purpose:

Presented to a graduate student in counselor education whose dedication and academic work demonstrate excellence int he theory and practice of some significant area of counseling and exhibits outstanding scholarship.

Criteria and Requirements:

To be eligible, the nominee must:

  1. Be a student pursuing a graduate degree in counseling at any time during the year preceding the nomination.
  2. Have compiled an outstanding academic record in his or her graduate studies in some significant area of counseling.
  3. Have demonstrated through independent work a commitment to issue of counseling (e.g. published or engaged in scholarly activities related to issues of counseling, developed innovative programs, demonstrated leadership in counseling at the local, state, regional, national, or international level, participated actively in community service and/or advocacy initiatives).

Students may submit nominations on their own behalf or have their work submitted by a colleague or professor. Nomination submissions will be evaluated on the basis demonstrated academic excellence and commitment to the advancement of the profession of counseling.

Nomination Guidelines:

In your nomination submission:

  • Clearly indicate that the nominee is an enrolled candidate for a graduate degree in counseling at any time during the year preceding the nomination.
  • Include a one-page summary that provides documentation of the nominees academic excellence.
  • Include a two-page summary of the nominee's independent workthat demonstrated his or her commitment to issues of counseling (e.g., published or engaged in scholarly activities related to issues of counseling, developed innovative programs, demonstrated leadership in counseling at the local, state, regional, national, or international level, participated actively in community service and/or advocacy initiatives).

For additional questions, contact Bobbie@txca.org.