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Award for Distinguished Service to Psychology

Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize
Contributions to Psychological Science

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American Psychological Association (APA)

Deadline Date:

04/01/21

Description:

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Awards of $1,000 to USA individuals to recognize service contributions to the field of psychological science. Areas of service may include one or many of the following: editing journals; serving on boards, committees, and various psychological associations; aiding in association governance; reviewing grant proposals; mentoring students and colleagues; advocating for psychological science’s best interests with state and federal lawmakers; and promoting the value of psychological science in the public eye. An individual’s service to the discipline and not a person’s scholarly achievements are the focus of this award.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158525

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award recipients will receive an honorarium of $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees will have demonstrated their service to the discipline by aiding in:
- Association governance.
- Serving on boards, committees and various psychological associations.
- Editing journals.
- Reviewing grant proposals.
- Mentoring students and colleagues.
- Advocating for psychological science’s best interests with state and federal lawmakers.
- Promoting the value of psychological science in the public eye.

Nominees may be involved in one service area, many of the areas, or all of the service areas noted above.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: April 1, 2021

To submit a nomination provide the following:
- A letter of nomination that describes and supports the individual’s contributions (e.g., nature of the individual’s service to psychological science, positions held, etc.). The nomination letter should be no more than two pages long.
- A curriculum vitae.
- Three letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s service to the discipline. (These letters can be from colleagues who have served with the nominee, a Dean familiar with the nominee’s service, former students, association/society presidents, etc.)

For more information, please contact Suzanne Wandersman

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Suzanne Wandersman, Staff Liaison, Committee on Scientific Awards swandersman@apa.org

Mailing address:
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Telephone: (800) 374-2721 or (202) 336-5500

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