National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

Distinguished Scholar Award

images/scholar.pngThe NAKHE Distinguished Scholar Award shall be awarded to a person who has made a significant contribution to kinesiology and physical education in higher education through scholarly pursuits within a multi-disciplinary perspective and has been a contributing member of NAKHE continuously for at least five years.

The deadline for nominations is August 1, 2024.

Nominees will be judged on their contributions by showing distinction in at least one area with contributions in two or more:

  1. Contributing member of a national organization or journal continuously for at least five years.
  2. Author of a book(s).
  3. Author of articles in professional or lay periodicals.
  4. Editor of book(s) or monographs.
  5. Researcher who develops, executes, and reports significant research.
  6. Lecturer at professional meetings.
  7. Other scholarly areas not listed above.

The Distinguished Scholar Award requires the nominee to submit (1) written statements outlining their achievements regarding the award criteria, (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) a letter of support from an individual currently working with the nominee addressing all the criteria for the award. After being nominated, the nominee will be emailed a link to an application form where the written statements may be submitted and the vitae and letter uploaded.

Distinguished Scholar Nomination Form

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