Research Council Distinguished Service Award

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

The recipient shall:
Eligibility
  • Be a Member or Fellow in the Research Council of SHAPE America.
  • Have demonstrated significant contributions to Research Council affairs for an extended period of time.
  • Extensive service that has significantly impacted the Research Council.
Award Criteria
  • Significance of the nominee's contributions to the Research Council
  • Significance of impact nominee has had on the Council
  • 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