Business and industry, with definite implications and significance in education
Research (original research or the guiding of research)
Organizations (committees, associations, etc.)
Administration of business education programs in K-12 or post-secondary schools
Plaque and Cash Award Each recipient of the Russell J. Hosler Award will receive a plaque and a gift of $300.
Administration Two independent committees composed of prominent business educators administer the award. The Administrative Committee (6 members) oversees the administration of the award. The Board of Selection (6 members) selects the winner.
Selection Criteria The recipient of the award is a person who, in the judgment of the Board of Selection, has made an outstanding, meritorious contribution to the development and advancement of business education.
Nominations Nominations may be made by any individual other than members of the Administrative Committee or the Board of Selection. Further, members currently serving on either committee are not eligible to receive the award. No member of the Administrative Committee or the Board of Selection shall submit an endorsement or recommendation on behalf of any nominee. A candidate, to be considered, must be nominated on the official nomination form. Selection of the recipient of the award will be solely and exclusively the responsibility and authority of the Board of Selection. Selection is to be made strictly on the merits of the contribution of the recipient.