“THE EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARD”
Nominees for the “Excellence in Research Award” must meet the following requirements:
1. Eligibility: Must be members of the African Studies and Research Forum.
2. Evidence of Publications: Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of their publication records for the academic year under review. The publication record shall consist of books, monographs, book chapters, and journal articles published in peer-review journals already in print for the year under review.
The Nomination Process: Members of the African Studies and Research Forum (ASRF) may either nominate themselves or other members of the organization for the award.
The Selection of the Recipient or Recipients: After reviewing the nominations for the award, the Standing Committee on Awards will choose the recipient or recipients on the basis of evidence of outstanding contributions to scholarship on Africa using indicators such as originality, significance or impact of research and scholarship. Quantity of published works is not in itself an adequate indicator of Excellence in Research. Thereafter, the list of the recipient or recipients shall be submitted to the President of the ASRF.
NOMINATION FORM FOR THE “EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARD”