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Research Award

Closing date for submissions is midnight Friday 24 May 2019

The awards ceremony will be held at the EMCC International Research Conference (4-5 July 2019, Oxford Brookes University, UK).  The winner(s) will receive:

  • Free entry to the EMCC International Research Conference
  • A €1,000 cash prize
  • Promotion of their research via the EMCC International network and the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching.

Up to two awards may be made.


To be eligible for the Award, the research must address the topics of either coaching, mentoring, or supervision.

Submission requirements

Research papers must be received before midnight on Friday 24 May 2019 and should be emailed to EMCC.Administrator@emccouncil.org with the words ‘Research Award 2019’ in the subject heading.  All submissions will be acknowledged within 48 hours, if you do not receive acknowledgement please contact us.

Your submission should consist of three separate documents:

  1. Full details of all contributors
  • First name and last name(s)
  • Email address(es)
  • Country (for each contributor)
  • Confirmation of EMCC membership (you do not have to be a member to enter the competition)
  • Any academic affiliations.

2. Covering note:

  • Executive summary
  • Date research started and completed
  • Brief details of why your research is outstanding
  • Details of any published work based on the research
  • Any other information of relevance to the application

3. A full research paper (in English).

Additional guidelines can be downloaded here

Judging criteria

The judging panel will be chaired by the EMCC International Vice-president of Research and will include up to three internationally active researchers.

The panel will blind review all papers.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Significance/implications for theory and practice
  • Originality and innovation
  • Appropriateness and application of the methodology
  • Analysis and presentation of the data (if applicable)
  • Quality of the literature review.

N.B. EMCC International reserves the right not to select a winning paper if, the it is the panel’s judgment that none of the entries are considered satisfactory.

Find an EMCC Mentor/Coach, Supervisor, or Global Volunteer

Search through our database to find an EMCC Mentor/Coach or EMCC Accredited Supervisor near you who matches your requirements. If you are an EMCC mentor/coach or EMCC Accredited Supervisor and wish to edit the basic profile already in place then please log in, go to membership, then choose the option for 'My Account'.

You can also use this search facility to find all our EMCC Global Volunteers, see who volunteers for what, and contact them via their EMCC email addresses. If you are an EMCC Global Volunteer and wish to amend your volunteer profile please contact EMCC.Administrator@emccouncil.org