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2017 Conference Awards

SAGE Most Publishable Leadership Education Paper

SAGE is pleased to be the sponsor of the "Most Publishable Leadership Education Paper" award. SAGE awards the winners with travel allowances to attend ILA Brussels; to partner with the leadership community and support attendance of ILA's 19th Annual Global conference. SAGE has been an exhibitor over the past few years at ILA and we're excited to be a part of ILA's 19th Annual Global conference again this year in October.

Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award

Call for Papers Deadline: May 1, 2017.

Instructions for applying to the Kenneth E. Clark Student Research award can be found here

The International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) are pleased to partner to sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers with a focus on leadership or leadership development written by undergraduate or graduate students. The award is named in honor of the distinguished scholar and former CEO of CCL. Recipients are honored at the Annual ILA Global Conference each year where they present their work in a special session. In addition to expenses to the conference, recipients receive $1,000 and a complimentary ILA membership.

Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award

Call for Papers Deadline: May 1, 2017.

Instructions for applying to the Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award can be found here

In partnership with the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, The Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award is given annually to a scholar from any discipline whose recently completed doctoral dissertation demonstrates substantial insights and implications for the study of leadership. The award was established to honor and celebrate the life of Dr. Fredric M. Jablin (1952-2004).

11th Annual Student Case Competition

Learn more about this year's competition

Working in undergraduate and graduate teams students analyze a real world case involving contemporary leadership issues and present strategic recommendations to a panel of judges at the Annual Global Conference. The top team in each division receive complimentary 1-year memberships in ILA and the winning team in each division receives a $1,000 cash prize to divide among team members.

Lifetime Achievement Award

More Information Coming Soon

As part of the 10th Anniversary celebration in 2008, ILA began work on a new project that carries into both the future of the ILA and the future of leadership studies: The Leadership Legacy Project. The ILA inducts individuals from the field of leadership studies into the Legacy Project by presenting them with ILA's Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual global conference. Honorees are selected based on their significant and diverse contributions to the field of leadership.