Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (Division 14)

This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of industrial and organizational psychology.

Sponsor: Division 14


The Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award is given to an individual who has made the most distinguished empirical and/or theoretical scientific contributions to the field of I-O psychology.

Nominees are considered for this award based on the following criteria:

  • The general nature of the nominee’s scientific contributions.

  • The most important theoretical and/or empirical contributions.

  • The impact of the nominee’s contributions on the science of I-O psychology, including the impact that the work has had on the work of students and colleague.

  • The stature of the nominee as a scientist vis-à-vis other prominent scientists in the field of I-O psychology.

  • This award is intended to recognize a lifetime of achievement.

The recipient of the award is given a plaque and a cash prize of $1,500. In addition, the recipient is invited to give an address that relates to his or her contributions at the subsequent meeting of SIOP.

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