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Call for Nominations: American Psychological Association Excellence in Librarianship Award
The American Psychological Association's Excellence in Librarianship Award was created to recognize outstanding contributions to librarianship in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Contributions may include instruction, project development, publications, research or service. The award is sponsored by APA's Office of Publications and Databases.
Both librarians and allied professionals are eligible. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominations will be accepted from library users, students, faculty, library colleagues or others with knowledge of the nominee's achievement.
The winner will be honored at the American Library Association's annual meeting and receive a prize of $2,500.
The deadline for nominations is April 18, 2014.
American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants
Up to $20,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs.
Deadline: April 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The APF Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas:
Understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being.
Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony.
Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world.
Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.
One-year grants are available in amounts of up to $20,000.
Affiliation with 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, but excluding:
- Any group regarded by the IRS as non-conforming to 501(c)(3).
- Any activity involving political, lobbying, fund-raising or entertainment expenditures.
- Conference/workshop expenses.
- Localized direct service.
Demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants
$12,000 grant for empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay and bisexual family therapy.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.
Advanced graduate student, in good standing, endorsed by supervising professor.
Demonstrated commitment to LGBT family issues.
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
$5,000 for research on the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse or suicide.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Sponsors: American Psychological Foundation/American Psychological Association Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Div. 54.
Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Division 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.
Student and/or faculty at an accredited university.
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship
$10,000 to support work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults who live with physical disabilities.
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.
Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.
Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.
Amount: One $10,000 scholarship.
Be full-time graduate students in good standing at an accredited university.
Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Application materials must be submitted online.
Call for Nominations: Rosalee G. Weiss Award
The Rosalee G. Weiss Award is a joint award, bestowed by the Divisions of Psychotherapy and Independent Practice in alternate years and administered by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). It was established in 1994 by Raymond A. Weiss, Ph.D., to honor his wife, Rosalee. The award is administered by Division 29 and by Division 42 (Independent Practice) in alternating years.
The criteria for receipt of this award are as follows:
Outstanding leader in arts or science whose contributions have significance for psychology, but whose careers are not directly in the spheres encompassed by psychology
Outstanding leaders in any of the special areas within the spheres of psychology
Award recipients receive an $1000 honorarium from the APF.
Deadline for nominations for this award should be submitted to Division 29 by January 1 of each year.
Questions about this award should be directed to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. William B. Stiles, firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Nominations: American Psychological Association Division 29 The Division of Psychotherapy Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring
In 2007, the Division’s Board established the Division 29 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring, with the first award presented in 2008.
Membership in Division 29
Contribution to the field of psychotherapy through the education and training of the next generation of psychotherapists
Evidence that the individual exerted a significant impact on the development of students and/or early career psychologists in their careers as psychotherapists
Application materials should include: (1) a letter of nomination (self or other nominations are welcome) describing the individual’s impact, role, and activities as a mentor; (2) current Curriculum Vitae; and (3) letters of reference for the mentor, written by students, former students, and/or colleagues who are early career psychologists that describe the nature of the mentoring relationship (when, where, level of training), an explanation of the role played by the mentor in facilitating the student or colleague’s development as a psychotherapist, and attention to behaviors that characterize successful mentoring (helping students to select and work toward appropriate goals; providing critical feedback on individual work; providing support at all times, especially encouragement and assistance in the face of difficulties; assisting students in applying for awards, grants, and other funding; assisting students in building social network connections, both with individuals and within organizations that are important in the field; serving as a role model and leader for teaching, research, and academic and public service in psychology; offering general advice with respect to professional development (e.g., graduate school, postdoctoral study, faculty positions), awards, and publications; treating student/colleagues with respect, spending time with them, providing open communication lines, and gradually moving the student into the role of colleague).
Individuals who were nominated in previous years for the Teaching and Mentoring Award may carry over their complete application to a subsequent year by writing a letter to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee requesting resubmission of the previous application.
Award recipients receive an honorarium of $500 and an award plaque from the Division at the Division’s Awards Ceremony at the APA Convention.
Deadline for nominations for this award are January 1 of each year.
All items must be sent electronically. The letter of nomination must be emailed to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. Dr. William B. Stiles, email@example.com
Call for Nominations: Distinguished Psychologist Award for Contributions to Psychology and Psychotherapy
This award was established in 1970 as the Distinguished Professional Award in Psychology and Psychotherapy. At the Mid Winter meeting in 1984, the Board of Directors changed its name to Distinguished Psychologist Award for Contributions to Psychology and Psychotherapy.
The criteria for receipt of this award are loosely defined and are flexible in order to embrace the breadth of contributions that psychologists/psychotherapists make that distinguish them from their peers. However, the following aspects of each candidate are considered in this order:
Length of time of service to psychotherapy
Membership in the Division
Significance of contributions to the practice, research, and/or training in psychotherapy
Significance of contributions to the Division
Application materials should include: (1) a nomination letter outlining the nominee’s career contributions (self-nominations are welcomed) and (2) a current Curriculum Vitae.
Deadline for nominations for this award is January 1, of each year, although the Awards Committee may grant extensions.
Letters of nomination outlining the nominee’s credentials and contributions (along with the nominee’s CV) should be emailed to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. William B. Stiles, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Psychology-Law Society Grants-in-Aid Program
The Division 41 Grants-in-Aid Committee is accepting proposals for small grants (maximum of $750) to support empirical graduate research that addresses psycholegal issues (the award is limited to graduate students who are student affiliate members of AP-LS).
There are two deadlines each year: September 30 and January 31.
Interested individuals should submit a short proposal (a maximum of 1500 excluding references) in an electronic format (preferably Word or PDF) that includes:
(a) a cover sheet indicating the title of the project, name, address, phone number, and email address of the investigator;
(b) an abstract of 100 words or less summarizing the project;
(c) purpose, theoretical rationale, and significance of the project;
(d) procedures to be employed;
(e) specific amount requested, including a detailed budget; and
If the application has previously received funding from the committee, their application must also include an abstract describing their completed research.
Budget items typically funded include (but are not limited to) payment of subjects, photocopying, purchase of testing materials, software not typically provided via universities, and electronic media. The Committee does not typically provide funds for computers (though peripherals may be funded), office supplies and furniture (e.g., file cabinets), mileage, paying research assistants, and software or equipment typically available within universities. Conference and other travel costs are not funded.
Applicants should include a discussion of the feasibility of the research (e.g., if budget is for more than $750, indicate source of remaining funds). Note that a prior recipient of an AP-LS Grant-in-Aid is only eligible for future funding if the previously funded research has been completed. Applicants should submit proof that IRB approval has been obtained for the project and the appropriate tax form W-9 for US citizens and W-8BEN for international students. If an applicant’s institution requires that checks be sent to the institution, the applicant is encouraged to contact the committee chair in advance.
AP-LS does not pay indirect costs to the institution or University.
Electronic submissions should be submitted via email to the committee chair, Stephanie Penney, Ph.D. at Stephanie.Penny@camh.ca
Tax forms and proof of IRB approval should also be scanned and sent electronically through email to the committee chair: Stephanie.Penny@camh.ca of the University of Toronto.
American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Outstanding APA Division Award
This award recognizes a division of APA for superior performance in promoting graduate student development, involvement and joint APAGS/APA division membership.
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Association of Graduate Students
This $1,000 cash award recognizes a division of APA for superior performance in promoting graduate student development, involvement and joint APAGS/APA division membership. This award is funded by APAGS and will be dispersed directly to the division to be used in accordance with the goals specified in the proposal.
A qualified division must demonstrate an exemplary level of commitment to providing opportunities for graduate student development. Applications will be evaluated based upon how well the division actively incorporates students and student issues into the governance and activities of the Division, develops and implements innovative programs that target the needs of students, promotes joint APAGS/APA division membership, encourages socialization of student into the profession, and helps students to shape their own professional identity.
In addition to being recognized as the “APAGS Outstanding Division of the Year” and receiving a monetary award of $1,000, the winning division will be presented with a plaque at the annual DSRN meeting, held during the APA Convention and acknowledged in APAGS publications.
To be considered for this award, a division of APA must:
Have an active doctoral student membership.
Require student affiliates to be members of APA/APAGS.
Have a student representative who is a member of the APAGS Division Student Representatives Network (DSRN).
To apply, at least one member and one division member must collaborate on the required application materials. The APAGS Award Selection Committee will take into account both past and current activities when reviewing and selecting the winner of this award. Funds must be used to develop new programs and opportunities for graduate students or to build upon and enhance existing student activities.