Awards and Grants

PACADA Advising Awards

it is important that the fine work of our individual advisors is acknowledged.  Therefore, PACADA selects several individuals to honor with advising awards each academic year.

We ask our advising/campus community to nominate individuals who are deserving and meet the criteria below.

Instructions and nomination forms for the 2017-2018 award year are now available below. Nominations are due to Kelly Wrede by 5:00pm on December 22nd, 2017. Award winners will be announced at the PACADA Annual Business Meeting (February 1st, 2018).

Outstanding Advisor – at least 3 years of advising at Purdue

PACADA Outstanding Advisor Award Form 2017-2018

PACADA Nomination Letter Template 2017-2018

General Requirements for nomination:

  • PACADA member for at least three years
  • Demonstration of a professional attitude towards advisees
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Availability to advisees
  • Evidence of active involvement in helping students achieve career and academic goals
  • Use of information, resources, and referral agencies
  • Evidence of professional development such as attendance at seminars and professional conferences

Outstanding New Professional – no more than 3 years of advising at Purdue

PACADA Outstanding New Professional Award Form 2017-2018

PACADA Nomination Letter Template 2017-2018

General Requirements for New Professional Award:

  • Current PACADA member
  • Member of the advising profession for three or fewer years
  • Demonstration of a professional attitude towards advisees
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Availability to advisees
  • Evidence of active involvement in helping students achieve career and academic goals
  • Use of information, resources, and referral agencies
  • Evidence of professional development such as attendance at seminars and professional conferences

If you know of an advisor who meets the criteria above, please consider nominating him or her for this award.

PACADA Award Winners 1988 – Present

PACADA Grants

PACADA Grants provide grant money earmarked by the Steering Committee to support members who wish to attend the NACADA National, Great Lakes Region, or IAAN (State) Conference (or other approved professional development activity).

Interested members must submit the grant application by the deadline and be selected by the committee to receive the grant money.  A maximum of $400 for the national conference, $200 for the regional conference, and $100 for the state conference will be awarded.

2017_ PACADA PDC Grant Application Cover Page (works best with Chrome or Internet Explorer)

2017_ PACADA PDC Grant Application

PACADA Grant Winners 2006 – Present

Purdue Academic Advising Association