Feldman Outstanding Research Proposal for Research in Family Policy
2023 - No Recipient
The award is presented in memory of Harold Feldman and Margaret Feldman, NCFR members and pioneers in the field of family policy. The award recognizes a graduate student or new professional who has demonstrated excellence in research and potential contribution to family policy studies, particularly in the areas of gender/women's issues or poverty.
The recipient receives a $250 cash award and a plaque. He/she is expected to present a brief report on the project and related findings at the following NCFR Annual Conference. This award is given annually and presented at a plenary session at the NCFR Annual Conference.
Nominees should be:
- graduate students or new professionals who plan on conducting research on family policy issues or research that has family policy implications; and
- current members in NCFR and the Family Policy Section.
- an abstract of 100 words or less describing the proposed research project;
- a five-page (maximum) proposal outlining the project's theoretical foundation, research methods, and potential contribution to the field of family policy;
- half-page budget;
- current resume or curriculum vitae;
- full contact information (name, affiliation, phone number, postal address, and email address); and
- two references (one should be for a thesis or dissertation advisor, department or division chair, or faculty advisor. The second should be for a faculty member in the applicant's major academic field. Both should emphasize the applicant's interest and background in family policy, as well as his/her potential for a successful career.)
May 1: Application deadline. Submit all application materials to Membership.
July 31: The recipient is notified by this date