Knowledge Mobilization Impact Awards

The Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Impact Awards are an annual showcase and research competition highlighting graduate and postdoctoral knowledge impact projects at ASU. The awards recognize achievements in transforming formal research into useful policy and practice that will improve outcomes in organizations and public sectors.

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2017-2018 Impact Awards

The 2017-2018 Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Impact Awards are scheduled for Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 2-4 p.m.  To join us for this event please RSVP here. For additional information, please contact the Graduate College at

The first annual Knowledge Mobilization Impact Awards took place on May 3, 2017, and featured the work of nearly two dozen master's, doctoral and post-doctoral scholars. View the program.

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Eligibility and application timelines

The Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Impact Awards are open to any enrolled graduate student or current post-doctoral scholar.

The call for applications for the 2017-2018 Impact Awards has a deadline of Thursday, March 29, 2018.  To apply, please visit

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Each year, three monetary awards are bestowed. For the inaugural 2016-2017 event, research and/or travel funds were bestowed as follows: $250 at the Master's level, $500 at the doctoral level and $800 at the postdoctoral level.