TPC Scholarship Awards

Dissertation Excellence Award      $1,500 and publication in TPC

TPC announced the first annual Dissertation Excellence Award in 2014. A single award will be given annually to recognize original research that significantly contributes to the counseling profession. The editorial board committee will evaluate entries based on the presentation and clarity of ideas, sound methodology and interpretation of findings, innovative quality, and contribution to the counseling profession. The winner of the award will receive $1,500 and publication in TPC of an article based on their dissertation.

Application period will reopen – December 2014

2014 Dissertation Excellence Award

Outstanding Scholar Award      Two $1,500 awards

The Outstanding Scholar Award was created to recognize the most noteworthy article published in The Professional Counselor (TPC) each year. In 2013, TPC expanded the award to include two Outstanding Scholar Awards, one in each of two categories: concept/theory and quantitative or qualitative research.

The winners are selected from articles published in 2013 in volume 3 of TPC. The editorial board committee examines the articles published each year and selects to wibased on the following criteria: scholarly style, innovative and inventive material, and relevance to the counseling profession. Authors do not need to apply for consideration. The winner of each award will receive $1,500 and a certificate of recognition. Winners will be announced in The National Certified Counselor, the official newsletter of NBCC.

2013 TPC Outstanding Scholar Award Winner – Quantitative/Qualitative Research 

2013 TPC Outstanding Scholar Award Winner – Concept/Theory

2012 TPC Outstanding Scholar Award Winner

2011 TPC Outstanding Scholar Award Winner