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Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award
This award recognizes a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology.
Deadline: December 1, 2013
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The awardee receives a plaque, a $2,000 award and an all-expense paid round trip to the APA Annual Convention, where the award is presented. Awardees are also invited to give a special address.
Nominees must demonstrate and will be rated on the following dimensions:
Demonstrated influence as a teacher whose students became outstanding psychologists: names and careers of nominee's students and evidence of influence as a teacher of them.
Development of effective teaching methods and/or teaching materials.
Engagement in significant research or other creative activity on teaching.
Development of innovative curricula and courses: description and sample of innovation and evidence of its successful utilization.
Outstanding performance as a teacher in and outside the classroom: student ratings, enrollment figures, evaluative observation by colleagues, teaching awards and other forms of prior recognition.
An especially effective trainer of teachers of psychology: description of the contributions and evidence of effectiveness.
Outstanding teaching of advanced research methods and practice in psychology (advanced undergraduate, graduate or other): description of classroom and mentoring roles.
Responsible for administrative facilitation of outstanding teaching: description of administrative actions and results on teaching programs; evaluation by others of actions and results.
APF encourages nominations for individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation.
Please contact Parie Kadir, program officer, for more information.
Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award
The Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award Program (RMPTA) is designed to foster the professional development of students and emerging scientists who have expressed an interest in research careers in communication sciences and disorders. RMPTA is given in conjunction with the Research Symposium held at the annual ASHA Convention. Both RMPTA and the Symposium are co-sponsored by ASHA and the NIDCD, through an R13 grant awarded to ASHA.
Up to five travel awards of $1,000 each will be granted to eligible mentor-protégé pairs (protégé=$750; mentor=$250). Early-rate Convention registration fees will also be covered for both the protégé and mentor. This award is intended to help defray the cost of attending the Symposium.
Protégés must be (a) a current student at the master's, AuD, or PhD level, (b) a postdoctoral fellow, or (c) a junior level faculty member (less than six years teaching/research experience in a tenure-track position or below the level of associate professor).
Special consideration will be given to individuals whose research or research interests are (a) relevant to the current year's Symposium topic, (b) interdisciplinary in nature, (c) translational in nature, or (d) related to issues of cultural or linguistic diversity.
Protégés must arrange to be mentored by an experienced investigator affiliated with an academic or clinical research environment. Your mentor may be affiliated with your university or based elsewhere, but you must be able to extend a relationship with your mentor beyond the Symposium.
The 2013 ASHA Convention will be held from November 14–16, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois.
Attend the Research Symposium on Saturday, November 16, 2013.
How to Apply
Both protégés and mentors will each need to complete a separate RMPTA online application form and upload documents through the online application system
Deadline for receipt of the completed application packet is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, July 1, 2013.
Questions? Please refer to the RMPTA FAQs. http://www.asha.org/Students/RMPTA-Application-Instructions-and-FAQs/
Still have questions? Contact ASHA's Academic Affairs and Research Education Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Life Members Mentorship Grants for Medical Students
Supported by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Life Members Fund
Application Deadline: July 12, 2013
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is pleased to announce the Life Members Mentorship Grants for Medical Students (MGM).
The MGM provides the opportunity for seven medical students to attend the AACAP Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, October 22 - October 27, 2013 and receive an introduction into the field of child and adolescent psychiatry through the AACAP Mentorship Program. MGM recipients also participate in programs sponsored by the Life Members, which is a group of the oldest and most distinguished members of AACAP, all having been members for at least 30 years. Many of those in this group served as AACAP leadership and also pioneered many of the significant discoveries and developments in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. Partnered with the Mentorship Program, this program provides participants with networking opportunities, exposure to varying specialties, and interaction with Life Members. Participation in this program provides up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP Annual Meeting.
• Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the AACAP Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. This includes airfare, hotel, and meals (max. $75/day). Applicants will be required to provide documentation of travel expenses in order to receive AACAP reimbursement.
• Participation in various AACAP Annual Meeting events, including the Mentorship Program, an awards luncheon, the career development forum, the Life Members Wisdom Clinical Perspectives, and the Life Members Reception and Dinner.
• Applicants must be enrolled in a medical school in the United States at the time of the AACAP Annual Meeting in October 2013.
• Recipients are also required to share the AACAP recruitment video with fellow medical students in their program within the 6 months following the Annual Meeting.
• Recipients are required to write a follow up report on the experience that they would be encouraged to submit to their program's listserve and/or website and share a copy of this with AACAP.
•Participants must be in good standing at their medical school.
• Participants must attend all AACAP Annual Meeting events specified by AACAP.
• Use the online awards system to complete your application and to upload the following documents:
◦ Curriculum Vitae;
◦ Personal statement articulating a compelling reason for wanting to attend the Annual Meeting; and
◦ Letter of support from a faculty member or mentor.
• In addition, a letter of good standing from the applicant’s medical school must be sent directly to AACAP via email at email@example.com or fax at 202.966.5894.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EDT) on July 12, 2013 for consideration.
*Please note that the availability of this award is contingent on funding from AACAP.
AACAP reserves the right to waive liabilities.
For more information, contact the AACAP Training and Education Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 587-9663.
Call for Submissions: Julius Axelrod Prize
Deadline for submission is June 19, 2013.
The Julius Axelrod Prize, supported by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, honors a scientist with distinguished achievements in the broad field of neuropharmacology (or a related area) and exemplary efforts in mentoring young scientists.
Recipients receive a $25,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting.
Demonstrated accomplishments in the field of neuropharmacology or a related area and have shown dedication to mentoring young scientists.
Submit all materials using SfN's award nomination site. Include the following:
One nomination letter
Maximum of two optional letters of recommendation
A list of 12 of the most important publications authored or co-authored by the nominee
Names and current job positions of up to five scientists trained by the nominee
If you have questions, email email@example.com or call 202-962-4000.
Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize
This prize is a biennial grant that supports exceptional research and mentoring accomplishments in the area of serious mental illness.
Deadline: April 15, 2014
The $20,000 grant supports “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and paranoia (delusional disorder).
The American Psychological Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come.
The APF Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize recognizes “exceptional individuals working in the area of serious mental illness,” including but not limited to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and paranoia (delusional disorder). The prize was established to honor the late Alexander Gralnick, MD, and to reflect the breadth of his accomplishments and contributions in the field of serious mental illness. Dr. Gralnick was a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and he received the American Psychiatric Association’s Distinguished Service Award and the Service to the Mentally Ill Award of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation. The prize aims to carry on Dr. Gralnick’s legacy by facilitating research by doctoral-level investigators in the area of serious mental illness.
To encourage psychologists to assume a leadership role for psychology in the area of serious mental illness.
To encourage the training of future psychologists to become leaders in this field.
To provide funding for recipients to ensure that psychologists work to advance understanding and treatment for those who are affected by serious mental illnesses.
A doctoral degree and a record of significant research productivity in the area of serious mental illness.
A record of significant involvement in training and development of younger investigators.
An affiliation with an accredited college, university or other research/treatment institution.
APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.
Please submit the following:
A letter of nomination outlining the candidate’s accomplishments, prospects for future contributions and influence on the development of other psychologists.
A statement of accomplishments to date.
A plan for the next five years (written by the nominee) for continuing to make advances in the field of serious mental illness and training other psychologists to become leaders in this field.
Photo copies of two seminal publications.
A current, brief CV.
Candidates will be chosen on the excellence of the full breadth of research conducted and published to date, ongoing research productivity, and influence on a future generation of researchers.
Submit nomination materials online by midnight (ET), on April 15. Self-nominations will be accepted.
For questions about this program please email Parie Kadir.
Call for Applications: Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Senior Scientist Mentor Program
Deadline: September 11, 2013
Announcement: early November 2013
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation supports emeritus faculty who maintain active research programs with undergraduates in the chemical sciences. The Senior Scientist Mentor Program provides an award of $20,000 over two years for undergraduate stipends and modest research support.
The Senior Scientist Mentor Program is open to all academic institutions in the States, Districts, and Territories of the United States of America that grant a bachelor's degree or higher in the chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Faculty with emeritus status on or before October 2012, and who maintain active research programs in the chemical sciences, may apply to the program. More than one application per department or institution is permitted.
Successful applicants are expected to be closely engaged in a mentoring relationship with undergraduate students. The evaluation will be based on both an assessment of the research proposed and the plans for undergraduate participation in the research. An applicant's history of mentoring undergraduates is favorably viewed. Current Senior Scientist Mentors.
The Senior Scientist Mentor Program provides a $20,000 award over two years, intended mostly for undergraduate stipends. Modest research support is also allowed. Funds are normally expended over a period of three years after notification of an award. Charges associated with indirect costs or institutional overhead are not allowed. Faculty salary and any expenses associated with graduate students are not permitted. Foundation approval is required for significant budgetary changes. If the awardee leaves the institution, the transfer of the remaining funds requires prior Foundation approval.
All application materials and letters of support must be received at the Foundation office by the deadline. Applications recommended for approval are presented to the Foundation's Board of Directors in time for award announcements by early November 2013.
Application package: The original application should be formatted on 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper, using 12-point font size, and assembled as:
1. The online application form
2. In no more than four pages total, applicants should describe:
a. the specific projects or project types in which the undergraduates will participate
b. ongoing research with undergraduates
c. how they will interact with and mentor the undergraduates
3. A CV (limited to five pages) including a list of up to 15 relevant publications in which contributions by undergraduate coauthors are clearly identified
4. A letter from an institutional representative highlighting the applicant's achievements with undergraduates and confirming that the institutional facilities required for the proposed research are available
Please generate all above materials as a single PDF document and e-mail it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address all application materials to: The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc., 555 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10022-3301.
Questions may be directed to the Foundation office by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at 212-753-1760.
Letter of support: A letter of support must be sent directly to the Foundation from a colleague, preferably from outside the institution, who is familiar with the applicant's research and teaching and who can speak to the applicant's experience in mentoring and advising undergraduates. The letter of support formatted on 8 1/2 x 11-inch letterhead, and use a 12-point font size. This letter should be sent via electronic mail as a PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, the letter should not be received with the nomination package.
Please have the letter of support generated as a single PDF document and e-mail it to: email@example.com.
The second payment of $10,000 will be sent upon request, after completion of the first year. The request should be accompanied or preceded by a financial report and a concise progress report from the award recipient.
A final report is due at the end of the second year. The final report should be concise, formatted on 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper, using 12-point font size, and contain the following sections:
1. Highlights of research accomplishments during the award period
2. Future plans for the undergraduate researcher(s)
3. Categorical financial report
4. An optional statement of newsworthy stories concerning the student(s) and/or the Mentor during the period of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Senior Scientist Mentor Award
Please generate the report as a single PDF document and e-mail it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Publications and presentations describing work supported by the award should acknowledge the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Senior Scientist Mentor Program.
2. The award recipient is designated a Camille and Henry Dreyfus Senior Scientist Mentor.
3. Procedural questions may be directed to the Foundation office by telephone at 212-753-1760 or e-mail at email@example.com.
D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award
Recognizing distinguished accomplishments in interdisciplinary research and mentoring in microbiology, this award honors D.C. White, who was known for his interdisciplinary scientific approach and for being a dedicated and inspiring mentor.
Consideration will be given to the breadth of the nominee's contributions, as well as their originality and overall impact. There are no age restrictions, but the nominee must have a distinguished record of accomplishments in microbiological research. Nominees in all areas of microbiology will be considered.
A cash prize of $5,000, a commemorative piece, and travel to the ASM General Meeting, where the laureate will deliver the D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award lecture.
Deadline: July 1.
Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominator and two supporters are accepted per nomination. Two supporters must be persons who are familiar with the nominee’s qualifications and accomplishments. One must be someone who can comment specifically on the nominee's mentoring. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
List of those mentored, emailed to email@example.com
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.
Sponsor: David C. White's Family and Friends
William A. Hinton Research Training Award
Honors outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology. It is given in memory of William A. Hinton, a physician-research scientist and one of the first African-Americans to join the ASM.
The nominee must contribute to the research training of undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows or health professional students and efforts leading to the increased participation of underrepresented minorities in microbiology.
A cash prize of $2,500, a commemorative piece, and travel to the ASM General Meeting.
Deadline: July 1.
Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org