ALE Annual Awards
ALE Annual Awards are NOW open! Please review the types of awards and criteria below, and consider nominating a deserving ALE member!
Through generous contributions from Dr. Peter Northouse and SAGE Publishing, the Outstanding Teaching and Outstanding Scholar awards now include a $500 honorarium and have been named in recognition of their support to the association and contributions to the field. The ALE Distinguished Leadership & Service Award, ALE Rising Star Award, Robin Orr Outstanding Practitioner Award, and DEI Award (Individual) include a $500 honorarium from ALE.
Please click on the awards title to read the previous year's full description of the purpose, eligibility, application requirements and instructions for nominations. All nominees must be current ALE members in good standing.ALE Distinguished Leadership & Service Award
This award recognizes
an experienced ALE member whose leadership and service upholds and embodies the
association's mission: to strengthen and sustain the expertise of professional
ALE Rising Star: Early Career Leadership & Service Award
This award recognizes a distinguished practitioner for their significant accomplishments and contributions to leadership education and related fields. For the purpose of this award, a practitioner may include student affairs professionals, administrators, trainers, extension specialists, community leadership, military service or those holding other primarily non-teaching roles.
ALE recognizes the importance of student involvement in growing the discipline of ALE. This award supports conference participation for up to four graduate and undergraduate student presenters.
This award, sponsored by Dr. Peter Northouse, recognizes an ALE member for their contribution to advancing leadership education through outstanding teaching and learning.
This award, sponsored by SAGE Publishing, recognizes an ALE member for their contribution to advancing leadership education through their scholarship. This may include various forms of publication, presentations, and other scholarly works that advance leadership education teaching, research, and practice.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award honors individuals and programs using a comprehensive lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion to inform their approach to leadership education. The award will be issued to an individual (practitioner, independent scholar, student, staff, or faculty) and a group (department, unit, program, organization, or institution).
ALE Outstanding Program Award
Note: Awards are considered a membership benefit and only current, dues-paid members are eligible to be nominated for these awards.
Past RecipientsALE is comprised of talented and diverse members pursuing our vision by setting the standard for Leadership Education through the exchange and development of quality ideas, scholarship, and practice. Find all of our past award recipients here: ALE Award Recipients