The International Lifetime Achievement Award

International Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is presented in recognition of a lifetime of contributions to the field of intelligence, giftedness and related subjects. Requirements include the following:

  • An exceptional body of work in research, theory or other scholarly work by a living person over a period of not less than 15 years. Winners may be educators and/or practitioners in the fields of giftedness, brain function, human intelligence, creativity or intelligence testing.
  • Significant contribution to the field through unique or innovative findings, theoretical constructs, educational approaches or practices and/or have made exceptional practical application(s) of others' research.
  • Representation through a single highly significant book, a minimum of five publications as primary author in refereed academic journals, a minimum of eight publications as a secondary author in refereed academic journals, significant contributions as a presenter at professional conferences or any combination thereof.

Winners receive a $1,000 honorarium and a commemorative award.

A U.S. version of this award is also presented.

For more information, email the Foundation Director.

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