Awards Nominations Due by November 4
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The deadline for awards submissions is November 4, 2016. Award winners are due back to the office by January 13, 2017.
The "Academy Awards” is the distinguished awards program in the Human Resource Development profession that is sponsored by the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD). These awards are for scholarly professionals who have made significant contributions to the vision of leading the profession through research.
The Board presents all the Awards at the annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas.
Awards Information & Deadline Date
- Awards nominations are due by November 4, 2016.
- All nominations are to be submitted through the website for the award and not via email to the office.
- Given the high standards implicit in these awards, there is no guarantee that these awards will be given each year.
Click on award names below for more detailed descriptions of each award, how to contact the chairs, and lists of previous award winners.
AHRD Excellence in Scholarly Practice Awards
The awards are given for excellence in applying scholarly HRD theory and research to practice in a manner that brings measurable improvement to an organization and/or has the potential to advance the field of HRD.
Chair - Carol Packard
Early Career Scholar Award
Awarded to an outstanding HRD scholar in the early stages of his/her career who has made identifiable and significant contributions in scholarly research to the field of HRD.
Chair - Holly Hutchins
HRD Scholar Hall of Fame
Presented to scholars in human resource development and related disciplines who have made enduring contributions to the Academy’s vision of leading the human resource development profession through research.
Chair - Wendy Ruona
AHRD Service Award
The AHRD Service Award is given to AHRD members in recognition of their lifetime achievement in advancing HRD through research combined with their service to AHRD as demonstrated through their time, energy and support.
Chair - Darren Short
Outstanding HRD Scholar Award
The Outstanding HRD Scholar Award (formerly the HRD Scholar of the Year Award) is presented to an outstanding human resource development scholar who has demonstrated a continuing record of scholarly productivity and influence in the profession.
Chair - AAhad Osman-Gani
Outstanding HRD Academic Program Award