GLEN E. HUBELE NATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD

Background and Purpose

The Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding scholarship by an ACA student member. The award was launched by Mrs. Cicely D. Hubele, in honor of her son, Glen E. Hubele, who was a professor of educational psychology and guidance at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
 

Deadline:  Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 11:59 PM EST
Judges:  ACA Awards Committee
Prize: $450 honorarium, complimentary ACA Conference & Expo registration (travel and lodging not included). Recognition and presentation of the award at the Conference.
Sponsor: Initial funding from Mrs. Cicely D. Hubele, in honor of Glen E. Hubele. Subsequent funding by the American Counseling Association Foundation.

Eligibility, Rules and Criteria

To be eligible, the nominee must:

  • Be a student pursuing a graduate degree in counseling at any time during the period of Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Be nearing completion of an accepted thesis, dissertation or original manuscript on issues related to the counseling profession.
  • Include a two-page summary of the thesis, dissertation or original manuscript.
  • Include a letter from the advisor of the thesis, dissertation or manuscript indicating the time line for completion, quality of the research, status of the project and degree of contribution to the counseling profession.
Students may submit nominations on their own behalf or have their work submitted by a colleague or professor.

Nomination submissions will be evaluated on the basis of the relevance and importance of the issue studied to the counseling profession, quality of scholarship, originality, applicability of findings or results and adherence to proper style and source citation requirements.
 
  • Nominations must come from an ACA member.
  • The awardee must be an ACA member.
  • An individual can only be nominated for one award per year. 

Nomination Guidelines

In your nomination submission, briefly:

  • Clearly indicate that the nominee is an enrolled candidate for a graduate degree in counseling at any time during the period of Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Explain why the research is of interest and importance to the counseling profession.
  • Include a two-page summary of the thesis, dissertation or original manuscript that demonstrates the scholarship of the nominee. Indicate if the manuscript has been submitted and/or accepted for publication.

Nomination Checklist

  • Nominee Biography
  • Nomination Letter 
  • Supporting Materials
  • Maximum of two supporting letters 

SUBMIT A NOMINATION

**NOTE:  If this is the first time you have submitted a nomination, you must create an account.  The email and password for the awards submission system may or may NOT be the same as your ACA website email and password.  They are different systems, and are not linked.

Submissions must be received by Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 11:59 PM EST.

Send questions about eligibility criteria or other parts of the application process HERE.

Supported and sponsored by the American Counseling Association Foundation.

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