Recommendations for Supporting Emerging Scholars

Research BriefApr 8 2019

Bringing new (or emerging) researchers into a research or practice field and supporting their ability to engage in high-quality work is essential to that field’s long-term sustainability and growth. Over the past five years, the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families (NRCHCF) has engaged in a range of activities designed to support emerging scholars—including undergraduates, graduate students, and early career professionals—interested in studying Hispanic children and families. Below, we detail some recommendations based on our efforts to help other groups and organizations in their own efforts to recruit emerging scholars, no matter the field.