The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the seven years immediately following receipt of the doctoral degree. To qualify for the award this year, the nominee must have received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2010. All NARST members are encouraged to consider nominating an eligible and deserving early career member.
The nomination letter should help the committee understand how this scholar’s work is contextualized in the nominee's institution and/or home country.
Nominations for the award must be accompanied by the following supporting material:
a) A letter of nomination which discusses the nominee’s impact on the field;
b) The nominee’s vita;
c) A two-page summary of the nominee’s research interests, prepared by the nominee;
d) Three of the nominee’s best papers; and,
e) Two additional letters of support to be sent separately. The supporting letters need to discuss the context and significance of the nominee's scholarship so that the accomplishments shown on the nominee's vita may be better understood.