Pat Sitlington Emerging Research Award


The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) invites graduate students to submit proposals for poster presentations in consideration for the Pat Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award.  Selected students in master’s and doctoral-degree programs will have an opportunity to present their research project to experienced researchers in the field of transition education. Also, an expert panel of judges will evaluate the presentations to select an overall winner, who will receive a $250 prize, and award second and third places to poster session participants. Selected participants must present their projects during the President’s Reception at the DCDT 17 th International Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, on November 14-16, 2013.

Interested graduate student s should submit their proposal to DCDT; follow all the online submission program guidelines and choose Student Research as the submission type.

Submissions deadline: April 12, 2013.

Learn how to submit a proposal and the review process or download the Sitlington_Award_Review_Student_Participant_Guidelines

If you have any questions or need additional information about the awards, please email Eric Roberts ( or Cindi Allen Nixon (