Women in Rehabilitation Science Award

Women in Rehabilitation Science Award


The award is given to acknowledge world-class rehabilitation research conducted by a female scientist in the rehabilitation science.


  1. Candidate must be female
  2. Candidate must be at least 6 years-post terminal degree
  3. Candidate must currently be or previously have been a Principal Investigator on at least 1 extramural awarded/sponsored research grant/project involving rehabilitation-related research
  4. Candidate must have 4 or more peer-reviewed publications as First or Senior author
  5. Candidate may self-nominate, or be nominated

The award includes a ticket to the Henry B. Betts Awards Gala and an award plaque, which will be presented at the Gala during the ACRM Annual Conference.



  • A statement of no more than 500 words outlining the nominee's accomplishments in rehabilitation research. Although not an eligibility criterion, description of any service to the ACRM or any other professional organization representing rehabilitation should be included in the statement.
  • Nominee’s CV
  • Two letters of support outlining the nominee's accomplishments or contributions to science.
  • Candidate's best peer-reviewed publication.
  • Name and email of the person making the nomination



  • Compile all required documents into one PDF and email the nomination to Terri Compos, Community Relations Manager by 1 March.