Nominations OPEN for the 2020 John Geake Outstanding Thesis Award



The Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 John Geake Outstanding Thesis Award, which is an award given to a PhD or EdD graduate as special recognition for an outstanding thesis that contributes important knowledge to the study of giftedness or gifted education, broadly defined.


All PhD or EdD graduates who have been conferred their degrees on or after 1 August 2018 are eligible for the award.


If you are interested in making a nomination (including a self-nomination), please send the following documents to Jae Yup Jung ( by 5 August 2020.


  • Name of nominee
  • Contact details of the nominee
  • Title and abstract of the thesis
  • An electronic copy of the thesis
  • Names of all supervisors
  • Commencement date of candidature (provide documentary evidence)
  • Date of conferral of degree (provide a copy of the PhD/EdD certificate)
  • Examiner reports
  • Details of any publication arising from the PhD/EdD (provide a PDF file of the full publication)
  • A nomination letter from the main supervisor outlining the reasons for the nomination”

For more information on the Dr John Geake Outstanding Thesis Award