Robert L. Fantz Memorial Award for Young Psychologists

$2,000 to support careers of promising young investigators conducting scientific research on perceptual-cognitive development and development of selective attention.

Sponsor: APF

Description

This award encourages and supports careers of promising young investigators in psychology or related disciplines. Candidates must show evidence of basic scientific research or scholarly writing in perceptual-cognitive development and the development of selective attention; and research and writing on the development of individuality, creativity and free-choice of behavior.

Amount: $2,000.

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Eligibility

Application process: The Fantz awardee is selected from among the nominees for APA's Early Career Award.

APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.

How to Apply
For further information, please contact Susanne Wandersman, Director of Governance, APA Science Directorate.
Past Recipients
2013

Chen Yu, PhD, Indiana University 

2012

Julie Booth, PhD, Temple University

2011

Sian Leah Beilock, PhD, University of Chicago

2010

Wendy Johnson, PhD, University of Edinburgh

2009

Rebecca Saxe, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008

Jodi Quas, PhD, University of California, Irvine

2007

No Award Given

2006

John P. Spencer, PhD, University of Iowa

2005

Brian J. Scholl, PhD, Yale University

2004

Martha Wagner Alibali, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2003

No Award Given

2002

Karen E. Adolph, PhD, New York University

2001

Wendy M. Williams, PhD, Cornell University

2000

Jenny R. Saffran, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1999

Bruce M. Hood, PhD

1998

No Award Given

1997

Harlene Hayne, PhD

1996

Gary Marcus, PhD

1995

Avshalom Caspi, PhD

1994

No Award Given

1993

Patricia J. Bauer, PhD

1992

Susan A. Gelman, PhD