ATIXA provides $2500 research awards annually, given to those creating new and innovative research in the field of Title IX Compliance and Best Practices. The ATIXA Research award is granted based on the scope of the study, the contribution to the field, and advancement of best practices. ATIXA encourages academic research and scholarship regarding sexual assault prevention, investigation, coordination, and administration at two- and four-year colleges and universities.

Research may include quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method designs and should follow professional guidelines. Research should address questions important to the field of sexual assault prevention, investigations, coordination, and/or administration of policy. Research should include implications for practice and future research.

Those chosen for the research awards will be expected to do one of the following: 1) present their research during a 60-minute ATIXA online training; 2) present their research during a 45-minute ATIXA conference concurrent session; or 3)write 4 one-page summaries of their research findings for use as an ATIXA Member Newsletter Tip of the Week series.


The grant process will close on July 17, 2020. Applicants will be notified of their status following the review process.

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