2021 ASASWEI AWARDS

Lifetime Social Work Academic Achiever, Established Educator,
Emerging Educator & Researcher of the Year Awards 2021

The ASASWEI Awards will be presented on 30 August 2021. Final recipients will be notified by 28 August 2021 and will be requested to attend the Awards Evening in person at the University of Zululand on 30 August 2021.

Please find below the criteria, requirements and nomination form to be completed and returned, along with allsupporting documentation, to the ASASWEI Conference Secretariat on secretary@asasweiconference.org.za  by 30 July 2021.

 

Lifetime Social Work Academic Achiever Award       

– criteria: Achievements sustained over the lifespan of one’s career, not once off or highlights of a short-term period

1)   Holds a PhD

2)   A significant contribution to social work education at national and/or international level, via service on committees,conferences, publications, etc.

3)   Recognition and/or promotions within their institutions

4)   Contribution to curriculum development – roles played in taking education forward on a national level

5)   External examinations and service on editorial and advisory boards of journals, etc.

6)   Currently a full-time academic in an ASASWEI-member institution

 

Established Social Work Educator of the Year Award

– criteria:

1)   Holds a PhD

2)   A significant contribution to social work education at national and/or international level, via service on committees,conferences, publications, etc.

3)   Recognition and/or promotions within their institutions

4)   Contribution to curriculum development – roles played in taking education forward on a national level

5)   External examinations and service on editorial and advisory boards of journals, etc.

6)   Currently a full-time academic in an ASASWEI-member institution

 

Emerging Social Work Educator of the Year Award    

– criteria:

1)   Less than five years in academia

2)   Under 45 years of age

3)   In possession of a PhD OR registered and working towards a PhD

4)   Significant contribution to curriculum development at institutional level, via playing a role in advancing social work education

5)   Evidence of a developing academic profile, via participation in conferences, committee and publications

6)   Recognition and/or promotions within their institutions

7)   Currently a full-time academic in an ASASWEI-member institution

 

Social Work Researcher of the Year Award     

– criteria:

1)   Holds a PhD

2)   A steady track record of publications over the past five years

3)   A clear research niche

4)   Contributing to knowledge development in their niche

5)   Recognition and/or promotions within their institutions

6)   Evidence of a strong academic profile, via participation in international conferences, committees, research groups

7)   Currently a full-time academic in an ASASWEI-member institution

 

Exclusion criteria:

1)   Cannot be a current member of the ASASWEI Executive Committee

2)   A person who has received an award cannot reapply or be re-nominated for the same award

3)   A person who received an award within the past five years cannot apply or be nominated for an award in another category

 

Requirements:

1)   Candidates may apply for the award themselves or be nominated by another ASASWEI member

2)   Nomination forms to be signed by both nominee and nominator

3)   If nominated, a letter of support from the nominator is to be attached

4)   If self-nominated, a letter of application is to be included

5)   A statement of motivation for the award [no more than 500 words] by the candidate is to be submitted

6)   Details of two independent referees are to be included on the form below

7)   A full CV must be attached to the application/nomination

8)   Must be a recognised member of an ASASWEI member institution (i.e. meet the criteria for staff as per the ASASWEI Constitution).

 

Step 1 of 2

Nomination Form (Please tick the relevant boxes; only one nomination per form)

Section A is for the Nominee's details and Section B is for the Nominator's details

Section A - Nominee

Section B - Nominator (details only required when different from Nominee)

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