Psychologists who have recently completed a dissertation on positive psychology have until month's end to apply for the sixth Martin E.P. Seligman Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research in Positive Psychology, a $1,000 grant sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. The prize includes travel to APA's Annual Convention in Honolulu, July 28-Aug. 1, where the award will be presented, one day of hotel accommodations, and food and transportation costs.
To be eligible, applicants must have completed a dissertation in positive psychology after March 30, 2001, and plan to continue their research on positive psychology.
Applicants should submit six copies of their curriculum vitae and a dissertation summary that is no longer than eight single-spaced pages including tables and figures but not references. The summary should include a description of the problem investigated, an explanation of the methods, a summary of the findings, a discussion of the significance of the findings in relation to positive psychology and an outline of how the work might be continued.
Materials must be postmarked no later than April 1. The foundation will select three finalists by May 1.
Send applications to: Communications Department, John Templeton Foundation, 5 Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 100, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087.