Student Research on Campus Sustainability Award
We have two student research categories - undergraduate and graduate. Students are invited to submit completed papers on campus sustainability of any length. Awards are given for research that advances the field of campus sustainability. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Examples of research topics that could merit an award include:
- Best practices for a specific type of campus sustainability initiatives.
- Costs and benefits of campus sustainability efforts.
- Relationships between campus sustainability and other indicators such as number and/or quality of applicants for admission, alumni donations, number and/or quality of job applicants, campus employee satisfaction, etc.
- Case studies of campus sustainability programs.
- A comparative evaluation of different approaches to campus sustainability.
- An assessment of the effectiveness of strategies used to foster sustainability on campus.
Applicants may submit as many papers as they wish. AASHE will post eligible submissions on its website to help build the field of campus sustainability.
- One complimentary conference pass to the AASHE 2013 Conference, where the award will be presented.
- One invitation to a VIP reception during the AASHE 2013 Conference.
- Opportunity to present your winning research paper at the AASHE 2013 Conference.
- Inclusion in a feature piece on the awards in Sustainability: The Journal of Record.
Any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at a US or Canadian institution of higher education who has written a paper on campus sustainability is eligible for this award. Groups of students who have written papers on campus sustainability are also eligible for this award. Papers that have been previously published, or were not completed within the 12-months prior to the application deadline are not eligible for this award.
Applications are now closed for the 2013 awards program.
To apply for an award, please use the Application Form (Note: you must have an AASHE personal account and be logged in in order to access the application. If you are not logged in or do not have an account yet, click on the "Log In" or "Create Account" tabs in the upper right corner of this web page.) If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kelley Doyle, University of California Berkeley (2012)
- Rachelle Irby, Humboldt State University (2012)
- Annie Bezbatchenko, New York University (2011)
- Dallase Alisa Scott, Tufts University (2010)
- Bethany Corcoran, D. Paul Golden, Kevin Larson, & Stephen Schneider, Stanford University (2009)
- Ryan Graunke, University of Florida (2008)
To view more student research examples, please visit AASHE's Student Research on Campus Sustainability Database (AASHE member-only resource).