APAGS is now accepting applications for its 2006 scholarships, grants and awards, which recognizes students and those who support them for excellence in several areas such as working with underserved populations or researching diversity.
To be eligible to apply or nominate a candidate, graduate students must be enrolled in good standing at least part time at a regionally accredited university. Applications and nominations must be received by May 1, 2006, unless otherwise noted.
APAGS has developed another slate of excellent programs and social activities for students attending the APA annual convention in New Orleans (August 10-13, 2006). Programs cover topics such as internship preparation, mentoring, self-care, dissertations, building a practice, licensure and certification, practicum, diversity issues, and navigating the convention, just to name a few. Please visit APAGS Convention Web page to view APAGS' 2006 Convention programming schedule.
Develop leadership skills, represent student colleagues and advocate nationally for psychology by serving in an elected position on the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Committee. The following elected positions are open: Chair-elect; Member-at-Large, Diversity Focus; Member-at-Large, Membership Recruitment and Retention Focus; and Member-at-Large, Practice Focus.
APAGS is also accepting applications for the following subcommittee chair positions: Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA), Chair; and the Committee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns (CLGBTC), Chair.
The application deadline for both elected and appointed positions is February 10. Visit the APAGS website for position descriptions and information on how to apply.
The ballot period for the 2006 APAGS elections will take place March 27-April 28. During the ballot period, APAGS members can read candidate statements and vote online at the APAGS website: www.apa.org/apags. APAGS encourages all members to vote!