Best Student/Early Career Presentation Award

Theory Construction and Research Methodology (TCRM) Workshop


The award honors a student or new professional for the Best Student/Early Career paper presented at the annual Theory Construction and Research Methods (TCRM) workshop.


The recipient receives a monetary award of $250 and a certificate.


Eligible candidates are:

  • students and new professionals within five years of receiving their PhDs; and
  • first authors of TCRM presentations.

Papers are assessed for such attributes as methodological rigor, contribution to the field, and the cogency of the authors’ presentation.

Nomination/application process

The TCRM submission form asks the status of the paper’s first author. All papers submitted for presentation to the annual TCRM workshop by a student or early career professional as a first author are considered.


September 1: Application deadline. Submit all materials to the TCRM co-chairs at at [email protected].