Past President's Research Award
PurposeThe purpose of the ASAC Past Presidents' Research Award is to support a full-time Canadian faculty member. This grant is to encourage high quality research into administrative science issues most pressing in the year of award. Starting in 2008, and in every other year, ASAC will award one grant of $5000 to support his/her research activities. In addition, the award winner will have their ASAC membership and conference fees paid for that year.
EligibilityTo be eligible for the award applicants must: (a) have a PhD degree, (b) be within their first five years of a full-time, tenure track position at a Canadian university at the time of application, (c) be teaching in the areas of administrative sciences, business administration, or other recognizable business discipline. (ASAC reserves the right to forego an award if none of the applications is deemed acceptable for funding or for any other reason at the discretion of the ASAC executive.) The applicants must identify any other sources of funding for their proposed research that have been applied for or received.
Activities SupportedThe grant is to be used to support the primary research activities of the faculty member. The grant is to be used for direct research expenses, which include, but are not limited to the following:
Application ProcessApplicants are required to fully complete the: PPRA Form
Completed forms should be scanned or faxed to:
Evaluation Process and CriteriaApplications for the ASAC Past Presidents' award will be reviewed and adjudicated by the ASAC Award Committee established for the purpose.
Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:
Conditions of the Award
Research supported by the ASAC Past Presidents' Research Award must comply with the host university's policies on the conduct of research, especially on the university's policy on research ethics and, where applicable, the university's policy on the use of human subjects.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to secure the appropriate approval for the research proposed; funds will not be released until proof of all approvals have been submitted. The award recipient is responsible for the appropriate use of the funds and for any over expenditures of research accounts. Expenditures must comply with the host university's regulations concerning the use of research grant funds and must be made in accordance with the host university's standard financial procedures. Grants involving the purchase of equipment are made on the understanding that any costs associated with the installation, operation and maintenance of any equipment purchased will be the responsibility of the researcher and his/her department.
Award holders are to acknowledge the assistance of the ASAC Past Presidents' Research Award in all publications and presentations resulting from this support. Award recipients must attend the conference in order to receive their grant.
Application DeadlineJanuary 31, 2016.
Award DateThe Past Presidents' Research Award will be announced at the Awards luncheon of the annual ASAC conference. Grants expire two years from the date of award.
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