The award is a legacy and tribute to the work of Dr Bill Law, Founding Fellow of NICEC, who died in April 2017.  His work was recognised internationally and was significant in its impact on the way that career development is conceptualized and practised. The award will celebrate emerging innovation within the career development sector and importantly, the relationship between research, theory and practice. 

This is an award for a student who is on or has recently completed (within the last 12 months) any relevant programme such as anyone studying for a level 6 level in career development (including career leaders), PGDip/Masters/SCQF 11 and Doctoral students or a CIPD programme.
More information about eligibility criteria, judging criteria and application procedure can be found here.

How to enter

There is a two-stage process: (1) submission of an abstract (outline, draft, or plan) of approximately 250 words (excluding references) by 30th November 2020. (2) a selection of abstracts will be invited to be developed into a 2,500 word written paper in a style which is in line with NICEC Journal writing style guide and submitted by Friday 29th January 2021.  You are free to choose your topic, but we anticipate that you will write about something you have learned whilst on your course or undertaking research or practice.  Only one entry per person is permitted.  The submission should present previously unpublished work.

The submission should include the cover sheet which can be found on the NICEC website here.
We look forward to reading your applications. 

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