Would you like to be recognized or to recognize someone else? An ATP Award could provide you with the opportunity to recognize your program or a colleague. Nominations for the following awards are now being accepted by the ATP Awards Committee.

For more information and to submit an application for any of these awards, please go here.


The ATP Peer Tutor of the Year Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who exemplifies excellence in his/her tutoring abilities. The recipient will receive a $500 Travel Award to attend the conference, and the recipient’s college/university will receive an engraved plaque.

Evaluation Criteria:
  • Be a student and currently employed as a tutor.
  • Show initiative and creativity while tutoring and within the learning center.
  • Serve as a role model for other tutors and students.
  • Go above and beyond the role of a student in capacities such as community service as well as other outstanding accomplishments related to tutoring
All applications should be a maximum of 10 pages, not including letters of support and should include:
  • Letter of nomination which summarizes the accomplishments and contributions of the nominee
  • One letter of endorsement by faculty and one letter from current supervisor
  • Subjects tutored
  • Accomplishments

The ATP Tutoring Program Award of Excellence

The purpose of this award is to recognize the tutorial program that exemplifies excellence in training, scope of purpose and range of tutorial support to students within the academic setting. The recipient of the award will receive an engraved plaque.

All applications should be a maximum of 10 pages, not including letters of support and should include:
  • Cover sheet with name, address, email, fax number and title.
  • Letter of nomination including achievements and strengths of the tutoring program
  • Letter of support from the nominee's dean or campus administrator
  • Detailed description of the center which includes:
    • Mission Statement
    • Goals and current objectives of the center
    • List of center components
    • Staffing
    • Number of students the center serves annually
    • Size of institution
    • Partnerships with other departments or community agencies if relevant
    • Center awards or staff awards (name of award and recipient)
    • Supporting materials such as brochures, certification documentation, and/or articles about the center
The ATP Hunter Boylan Research Grant Award

The Research Grant Award will provide two winners with awards of $500 each to conduct a research project that address an issue pertaining to the ATP mission and goals. Winners will be required to present their findings at next year's conference and submit those findings for possible publication in Synergy, the ATP Online Journal. Research proposals must address some aspect of tutoring.

Guidelines:
  • The research project must address an issue pertaining to the ATP’s mission and goals. See Article 2 in the constitution.
  • The project must show promise of quality and usefulness as well as potential for replication at other universities.
  • The proposed project must result in outcomes data that are assessed and indicate directions for future research or action. These outcomes data need to be included in next year’s presentation.
  • The award recipient must attend the current ATP conference to accept the research award.
  • The award recipient must attend the next ATP conference and present the project findings.
  • The award recipient must submit those findings for possible publication in Synergy, the ATP Online Journal.

All applications should be a maximum of 10 pages, not including letters of support and should include:
  • One page summary on the presentation topic and how it relates to tutoring
  • A brief synopsis of the research conducted/to be conducted
  • The research outcome/proposed outcome/preliminary findings
  • How the research is being used/will be used
  • The impact it has had/will have on the institution