Sara S. Sparrow Early Career Research Award (Division 33)

The Sara S. Sparrow Early Career Research Award is presented to an individual who has made substantial contributions to the understanding of intellectual or developmental disabilities as reflected in his or her published and presented works.

Deadline: March 1, 2016

Sponsor: Division 33

Description

Nominations are accepted and the award is presented every other year during even years only. 

The award winners will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

Eligibility

The recipient:

  • Must be a member of Div. 33.
  • Must have received his or her doctoral degree no more than 10 years prior to the award decision.
  • Cannot be more than two years post-tenure.

To receive the award, the recipient must agree to attend APA's Annual Convention and give a talk.

How to Apply

Nomination Procedure

Nominations should include the following:

  • A letter of nomination specifying the contributions of the nominee relevant to intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • A complete vita.
  • Two letters of recommendation. One of these letters must be from a Div. 33 member and should address the contributions of the nominee relevant to intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Submission

Nominations and any questions should be emailed directly to Alice Carter, PhD. Carter serves as chair of the 2016 Division Awards Committee.

Nominations can be made anytime, but must be received no later than March 1, 2016. Nominees will be notified of the award committee’s decision by March 15, 2016.

Past Recipients
2014

James McPartland, PhD

2012

Anna Esbensen, PhD

2010

Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD

2008

Luc Lecavalier, PhD