American Psychological Foundation

APF and Div. 17 recognize researchers

APF and Div. 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) have announced the recipients of the Div. 17 Counseling Psychology Grants. The grants support activities for the advancement of counseling psychology, including basic and applied research, and literary and educational activities. The award recipients are:

  • Karen O’Brien, PhD, Rachel Cinnamon, PhD, Sung-Kyung Yoo, PhD, and Heather Ganginis received $3,000 for their proposal: “Work-Family Enrichment and Work-Family Conflict: an International Investigation of Employed Mothers in Israel, South Korea, and the United States”

  • Edward Delgado-Romero, PhD, Alan Stewart, PhD, and Geoff Bathje received $1,000 for their proposal: “The Impact of Multicultural Competence on Working Alliance and Therapeutic Outcome.”

  • Hung-Bin Sheu, PhD, received $1,000 for his proposal: “The Pathways to Well-Being of College Students: A Cross-Cultural Investigation.”

  • Michael Madson, PhD, received $1,000 for his proposal: “A Psychosocial Intervention for College Student Drinkers.”


Nominate colleagues for a life achievement award

APF seeks nominations for the Gold Medal Awards, which recognize life achievement and enduring contributions in psychology. APF presents awards in four categories: life achievement in the science of psychology, life achievement in the application of psychology, life achievement in the practice of psychology and life achievement by a psychologist in the public interest.

APF will provide an expenses-paid trip to APA’s 2011 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug. 4–7.

Eligibility is limited to psychologists 65 years or older who reside in North America. Submit nominations by Dec. 1 to APF Gold Medal Awards at the APF address. For more information, visit Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement.


Nominate outstanding educators for a teaching award

APF seeks nominations for the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, which honors career contributions to the teaching of psychology. Nominees must demonstrate exemplary performance in the classroom, a history of innovative curricula and teaching methods, research on teaching, training of teachers and evidence as an influence on students who became psychologists. APF will present winners with a plaque, $2,000 and an expenses-paid trip to APA’s 2011 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. Submit nominations by Dec. 1. For more information, visit Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award.


Apply for a child psychology fellowship

APF encourages students to apply for one of four $25,000 fellowships for research in child psychology. The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship supports scholarly work that contributes to the advancement of knowledge and learning in child psychology. Applicants must have achieved doctoral candidacy. In addition to the four fellowships, APF will award two $5,000 scholarships to runners-up. Apply by Nov. 15. For more information, visit Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship.

—J. Clark

Upcoming deadlines

October 2009

November 2009

December 2009

For more information about APF’s funding programs, visit APF or contact Kim Palmer Rowsome by e-mail or (202) 336-5622.