Early Career Award (Division 40)

This award honors an APA member psychologist not more than ten years post doctoral degree who has made a distinguished contribution to neuropsychology in research, scholarship, and/or clinical work.

Sponsor: Division 40

Description
The awardee will receive $1,000 and an invitation to present a paper at the APA convention.
Eligibility
APA member psychologists not more than ten years post doctoral degree who have made a distinguished contribution to neuropsychology in research, scholarship, and/or clinical work are eligible for nomination.
How to Apply

A letter of nomination and three supporting letters (at least two from nationally-known neuropsychologists familiar with the candidate’s work and its impact on the field) should be included along with five copies of (1) a CV, (2) three supporting documents providing evidence of national/international recognition (e.g., major publications, research grants, assessment, clinical, or teaching techniques, treatment protocols), and (3) the candidate’s 500-word statement describing professional accomplishments, personal long-term goals, and future challenges and directions in the field of neuropsychology that they wish to address.

Past Recipients
2014

April Thames, PhD, “The Effects of Marijuana Use and HIV Status on Neurological Integrity and Cognitive Functioning” (Mentor: Susan Bookheimer, PhD)
Sarah Szymkowicz, “Age-Related Mechanisms of Emotion Anticipation and Perception” (Mentor: Vonetta Dotson, PhD)

2013

Laura L. S. Howe, PhD