Student Academic Conference Support Program

Ranking Rubric and Evaluation Form

Grant Application for Student Academic Conference Support

Title of Presentation: ______________________________________________________

Name of Student: ______________________ Name of Mentor: ____________________

Name of Evaluator: ________________________ Date of Evaluation: _______________

Instructions: After reviewing the grant application, please rate it using the criteria below. Circle the number on the scale that best describes your judgment on each criterion.

Rating scale: 1 = Strongly disagree
2 = Disagree
3 = Neither agree or disagree
4 = Agree
5 = Strongly agree


Criteria Scale
   
1. The research to be presented is well-defined and rigorous. The aims, methodology, results and contributions of the work are clearly explained in the abstract. Comments:
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
2. The conference which has accepted the work for presentation is an appropriate venue. The quality of academic dialogue can be expected to be high.
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
3. The acceptance communication from the conference organizers is professional, and reflects a high level of satisfaction with the quality of the student's submission.
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
4. The letter from the faculty mentor reflects strong support for the student's work and its presentation at the conference.
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
5. The budget request is clearly described and appropriate.
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
6. The presentation at the conference will foster a deepening of a culture of inquiry at Lewis University.
Comments:
1 2 3 4 5
SUM OF POINTS ________
Other Comments  
   

What is your overall recommendation?
______ Approve

______ Approve, pending additional information or clarification

______ Do not approve