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Adele Williamson Outstanding Masters Research Award

The Adele Williamson Outstanding Masters Research Award is made possible by a grant from the Phi Mu Foundation. It will recognize an outstanding thesis completed by an individual recently completing his/her master's degree. The recipient will receive a $500 cash award and additional recognition at the annual meeting of the Association of Fraternity Advisers. An abstract of the winning thesis will be printed and distributed by the Center.

The purpose of the Adele Williamson Outstanding Masters Research Award is to encourage and support the study and dissemination of high quality research on the role of the fraternity and sorority in higher education. The award is meant to recognize students at the master's degree level who show promise in the field of student affairs. Submissions are anticipated from departments of higher education and student affairs, as well as relevant theses from other disciplines.

The individual whose Master's thesis is selected will receive:

Entrance Requirements:

Entrants in the Adele Williamson Outstanding Masters Research Award competition must have completed their master’s thesis and had their degree conferred between January 1 and December 31 of the preceding year.

Entrants must submit the following items:

The abstract of the Master’s Thesis should follow the format outlined below:

Judging Process: 

All materials become the property of the Center for the Study of the College Fraternity and will not be returned to the author. The panel of judges will include practicing student affairs and fraternity professionals, and preparation program faculty members.

Submissions:

All required application materials must be received by March 1. Faxed submissions will not be accepted. Applicants may download both the Application Form and the Degree Confirmation Form using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Submit application materials to: 

CSCF/Phi Mu Adele Williamson Award
Center for the Study of the College Fraternity
900 E. 7th St. Suite 371
Bloomington, Indiana 47405