Award for Outstanding Student Achievement
The Award for Outstanding Student Achievement is designed to recognize a
graduate student member of ISTSS who has made a significant contribution
to the field of traumatic stress through research, clinical activity or
Requirements for Consideration
- Nominees must be current student members of ISTSS, or have been a
student within the past year and been a student member when completing
the activity for which they are nominated.
- Student members are not eligible for this award while occupying a
student leadership position.
- Nominees must be nominated by an ISTSS member. The nominating member
must provide the name, program and contact information for the nominated
student member, and confirm that the nominee is a student member of
- The nominating member will complete a 1-2 page nominating letter
describing the outstanding achievement of the nominee and reasons the
member believes the student should be considered for the award.
The ISTSS student leadership will evaluate
all completed nominations on the basis of their contribution to the
field of traumatic stress. The student leadership will select no more
than five possible recipients and submit these nominations to the
Student Grant Committee. This committee will make the final decision as
to the recipient of the award. Nominated students and nominating members
will be notified of the final decision and the recipient will be
notified of his or her selection to receive the award. The recipient
will receive a plaque recognizing the achievement and the honor will be
presented at the annual ISTSS conference student luncheon.
Forward award nominations and information to
Lynette Averill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submission of materials is Sept. 14,
Last Updated: February 18, 2010