Entrants are strongly advised to first read the general information page about the award competition, and then thoroughly review the entire list of entry procedures below. The questions and criteria provided should serve to orient you as to what constitutes a strong submission. The Praxis Award competition has a two-stage submission process.
Although it is not required, potential entrants are strongly encouraged to complete and submit a 2-pp pre-entry form by May 1, 2019. The pre-entry will serve to determine if your project or effort is a good fit for the Praxis Award competition.
Download 2019 Pre-Entry Form (MS Word format)
The pre-entry form should be completed and submitted in PDF or MS Word format before the May 1 deadline. Completed forms should be emailed to the Praxis Award chair Robert Winthrop at (email TBA). All submissions will be acknowledged within 24 hrs. Entrants will be advised within three weeks as to whether they should go on to complete a full application packet.
Should entrants receive a positive response to their pre-entries from the Praxis Committee, they will be invited to complete a full entry packet. If entrants do not complete a pre-entry form, they may still complete the full entry packet in the competition. However, those who submit a pre-entry will enjoy something of an advantage. The deadline for full applications is July 1, 2019.
Each full entry should contain the following three components (the first two must follow the template linked below):1. A cover page (maximum 2 pages) with the following information:
Note: References should be kept to a minimum, and do not count toward the 10-page total.
Download 2019 Praxis Award cover page and essay template (MS Word PC format)
Full application packets (items 1, 2 and 3 above) should be completed and submitted in either PDF or MS Word format, ideally with all materials integrated into a single document, via electronic mail to the Praxis Award Chair at (email TBA). Supporting documents should be scanned and included electronically with the submission packet.
Award recipients will be notified in sufficient time to plan travel to the award ceremony to be scheduled at the November-December 2019 AAA meetings in Vancouver, BC.