Awards & Scholarship

Purpose
The purpose of the TEXAAN Awards Program is to recognize dedicated individuals who have contributed to the field of academic advising.  TEXAAN offers the following awards:

  • Academic Advising Administrator Award
    The award is for an individual who may provide direct academic advising services but whose primary responsibility is an administrator or director of an academic advising program.
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
    The award is for an individual whose primary role at the institution is direct delivery of academic advising services to students.
  • Faculty Advisor Recognition Award
    The award is for an individual whose primary responsibility is teaching and who spends a portion of their time providing academic advising services to students.
  • TEXAAN Scholarship Award
    The award is for an individual who is pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctorate degree whose primary role at the institution is direct delivery of academic advising services to students.

Criteria & Eligibility
Click on the award title below to download a pdf with the criteria and eligibility.

Nomination Deadline
The award nomination deadline is Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11:59 CST.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Self-nominations are accepted.
  • Current members of the TEXAAN Executive Board are not eligible for consideration for TEXAAN Awards.  After the member’s term of office is over, he or she may then be eligible for nomination.
  • Paper copies of the nomination form and/or support documentation will not be accepted.
  • Documentation sent separately from the submission will not be considered.  All documentation must be uploaded to the online TEXAAN Award Nomination Form.
  • Nominations that do not follow the submission instructions will not be evaluated.
  • TEXAAN membership is not required to be nominated.
  • The first and last name of the nominee provided on the TEXAAN Award Nomination Form will be used to engrave the recognition plaque if the nominee is the recipient of the award.

Submission Instructions

  1. Complete the online TEXAAN Award Nomination Form here. Incomplete forms will not be considered.
  2. The following support documentation is required and must be uploaded to the TEXAAN Award Nomination Form:
    • Nominee’s resume or curriculum vita.
    • Verification of enrollment (only for TEXAAN Scholarship Award)
    • A minimum of one, but no more than five, letters of support addressing the criteria.

Presentation of Awards
The TEXAAN Awards will be presented during the Presentation of Awards Ceremony at the TEXAAN Annual Conference.

Questions
If you have any questions e-mail presidentelect@texaan.org