Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs

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The Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs is designed to recognize distinguished achievement and contributions as evidenced by significant recent accomplishments in audiology, speech-language pathology, and/or and hearing, language or speech science in any of the following areas:

  • multicultural professional education
  • multicultural research
  • clinical service to multicultural populations

Nominees may be an individual or a group of individuals.

More than one award may be given each year.

The Committee on Honors awards nominees solely on the information provided in the nomination document prepared by the sponsor. When information and/or documentation are incomplete, the Committee may be unable to award deserving individuals.

Required Components

  • Sponsor and nominee are ASHA members in good standing
  • Distinguished achievement and contributions may have been time focused or may have spanned a lifetime
  • Sponsor has provided the following information in support of the nominee:
    • Letter of support, which includes a summary of the nominee's credentials and description of the nominee's specific contributions in the area of multicultural diversity
    • Brief professional vita
    • Nomination materials, including all supporting documentation, may not exceed 10 pages that are at least single-spaced with a 12-point font size
    • Any inserted or embedded items in the supporting documentation must adhere to line spacing and font size requirements
    • All supporting documentation must be combined into one pdf document
  • General Requirements

Failure to adhere to all required components and instructions will result in rejection of the nomination, including any materials exceeding the specified number of pages.

Nomination schedule and submission process

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