APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology

This award recognizes excellent psychologists who are at early stages of their research careers.

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Sponsor: Committee on Scientific Awards

Description

The APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology honor early career scientists for contributions in the first nine years post-PhD.

For the purpose of this award, psychology has been divided into 10 areas:

  • Animal learning and behavior, comparative.

  • Developmental.

  • Health.

  • Cognition/human learning.

  • Psychopathology.

  • Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience.

  • Perception and motor performance.

  • Social psychology.

  • Applied research (e.g., treatment and prevention research, industrial/organizational research, educational research).

  • Individual differences (e.g., personality, psychometrics, mental ability, behavioral genetics).

Five areas are considered each year, with areas rotated in two-year cycles. 

Eligibility
How to Apply
Past Recipients