Excellence in Research-Based Programming Award

Excellence in Research-Based Programming Award

Eligibility: All ISU and County paid Extension and Outreach faculty and staff
Number awarded: One
Award: $100/ value per individual or up to $500/ value per team effort
Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize extension educational programming efforts that derive knowledge/content from research, and achieve behavior or condition changes in Iowans. Land-grant-based research is preferred as the source upon which the nominated program was developed. The design and implementation of the program should be unique to efforts on the part of the individual or team nominated. This award is presented at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Conference.
Award Criteria:

  • designs, implements, and evaluates research-based programs
  • conducts outreach to help Iowans understand and operationalize research from a land-grant university
  • documents significant behavior and condition changes

The deadline for the 2021 Excellence in Research-Based Programming Award nomination is February 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (noon), and all nominations should be sent to Linda Young at lindakay@iastate.edu.

Nominations are reviewed by ISU Extension and Outreach before submission to the VPEO and announced at the ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Conference in March. Nominators are notified by February 28. Only nominators receive notice of unsuccessful nominations.

Excellence in Research-based Programming -_ASSESSMENT RUBRIC.doc

Excellence in Research-based Programming - SAMPLE NOMINATION.pdf