Nominate an outstanding doctoral program in psychology

The 2013 Suinn Minority Achievement Award recognizes doctoral that demonstrate excellence in the recruitment, retention and graduation of ethnic-minority students.

The APA Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training II (CEMRRAT2) Task Force is seeking nominations from ethnic-minority doctoral students for the 2013 Suinn Minority Achievement Award, which recognizes doctoral programs in scientific and professional psychology that demonstrate excellence in the recruitment, retention and graduation of ethnic-minority students. The Suinn Achievement Award(s) will be presented at APA’s 121st Annual Convention in Honolulu, July 31 - Aug. 4, 2013.

Completion of a downloadable nomination form by each nominated institution will be expected as a means of reporting the following information: 

  • The names of the institution and the specific nominated program/department in psychology. 

  • The number and percentage of ethnic minority students currently enrolled in program/department.

  • The number and percentage of students who have enrolled or earned a doctoral degree during the past five years.

  • A brief description of the nominated program/department with regard to funding, curriculum, faculty/student collaborations, recruitment and retention, mentoring and modeling, and other related aspects or activities.

To download a nomination form, visit the Suinn Minority Achievement Program Award webpage. The nomination deadline is April 1, 2013. Send nominations (by fax, mail or email) and further inquiries to OEMA's email.