International grants and awards

Two grants/awards have upcoming deadlines in the APA Office of International Affairs

Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology

The Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.  This award recognizes distinguished and enduring lifetime contributions to international cooperation and the advancement of knowledge in psychology.  Candidates may be from any country.  Nominations should include: a supporting type-written statement of up to 500 words that traces the nominee's cumulative record of enduring contribution to the international advancement of psychology; a current vita; a list of relevant publications; and letters of support from three to five people familiar with the nominee's work. Visit the award webpage for more information. 

International Humanitarian Award

APA is seeking nominations for the 2013 International Humanitarian Award. This APA award recognizes international humanitarian service -- professional and/or volunteer work conducted primarily in the field in any country. Humanitarian services are defined as activities initiated by psychologists, working alone or in association with others, to help alleviate severe stress and restore psychological well‑being to a group of people in a variety of difficult circumstances including but not limited to the following: 

  • Survivors of a natural disaster or man-made crisis, such as a civil war, or a forced migration; or 

  • A community of any size in which long‑term political, economic, social and/or other circumstances have caused severe stress and psychological problems for a substantial portion of that community. 

Visit the award webpage for more information.

Contact for all awards: Sally Leverty, APA Office of International Affairs