Does your dissertation research take you into the field of optimism and hope? Then apply for the third annual Martin E.P. Seligman Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research on the Science of Optimism and Hope.
The competition will award a cash grant of $1,000 and provide travel to an awards ceremony at APA's Annual Convention in San Francisco, Aug. 2428, to a scholar who has completed a PhD dissertation on the subject of optimism and hope in the last five years and who plans to continue research in this area. The dissertation must have been completed after the spring of 1995.
The award is sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, and the selection committee is chaired by Lisa G. Aspinwall, PhD, University of Utah, email@example.com. Other members of the selection committee are Margaret Kemeny, PhD, UCLA, Rick Snyder, PhD, University of Kansas, and Ed Chang, PhD, University of Michigan.
Interested candidates should submit six copies of their curriculum vitae and a summary of their dissertation research (not to exceed eight single-spaced pages, excluding references). The summary should contain a description of the problem investigated, an explanation of the methods used, a summary of the findings, a discussion of the significance of the findings in relation to optimism and hope and an outline of how the work might be continued in the future. For more information, visit www.templeton.org.
Materials must be postmarked no later than April 16 and sent to Lynn S. Glodek, Communications Senior Associate, the John Templeton Foundation, Five Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 100, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087.
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