ACPA Senior Scholars Program

ACPA Senior Scholars are selected through an award program. Senior Scholar award winners are named on an annual basis, following a nomination process and extensive review of their qualifications. Click here for information on the Senior Scholar role and expectations.

Nominate a Colleague

*Nominations for 2020 are now CLOSED*

Apply to be a Senior Scholar

To apply for ACPA Senior Scholars, submit a single PDF document with the following materials: (a) cover letter with responses to questions below (no more than 250 per question) and (b) current CV.

  1. How will being a part of Senior Scholars contribute to your scholarly and professional development?
  2. How would your professional and scholarly experiences contribute to the goals of Senior Scholars?
  3. What role would you like to see the Senior Scholars play for the association and the field of student affairs?
  4. How can you help ACPA and the Senior Scholars advance ACPA’s mission, vision, and values and its  Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice and Decolonization?

Please submit the PDF application by 11:59 pm (EST) on Sunday, September 27, 2020 to Dr. Maureen E. Wilson. Please indicate “Senior Scholars Application—YOUR LAST NAME” in the subject line of the email. Applicants will be notified in December 2020. For additional information, contact Dr. Maureen Wilson or Dr. Lori Patton Davis (