Research Council Distinguished Service Award

The recipient of the Distinguished Service Award shall be a Research Fellow of SHAPE America who has demonstrated significant contributions to Research Council & SHAPE America affairs for an extended period of time. This will usually consist of extensive service that has significantly impacted the Research Council & SHAPE America. This award is not necessarily given eachyear, being reserved exclusively for a nominee who has truly made significant contributions.

The recipient shall:
Eligibility
  • Be a current member of SHAPE America and a Research Fellow of SHAPE America.
  • Have demonstrated significant contributions to Research Council & SHAPE America affairs for an extended period of time.
  • Extensive service that has significantly impacted SHAPE America, the Research Council & the profession.
Award Criteria
  • Significance of the nominee's contributions to the Research Council
  • Significance of impact nominee has had on the Council
  • Significance of the nominee's contributions to the profession
  • Duration of nominee's involvement with the Research Council (relative to other nominees)
  • Strength of nominator's description of why nominee is deserving of the award