To apply, indicate on the paper submission comment field that you are applying for the award and upon request, provide a letter from the chair of your doctoral committee.
Dr. Gackowski, a Fellow of the Informing Science Institute. passed away in 2013. He made major contributions to the theory of informing science. The Informing Science Institute created this award to honor his memory and his contributions.
The awardee is selected by the past award winners and the Governors of the Informing Science Institute. The award carries with it life-time membership in the Informing Science Institute (valued at $1,000 USD).