ASPP Student Travel Award: Learn How APA Governance Works

Doctoral students in psychology can apply by July 15 for an expense paid trip to the APA council meeting in Washington to become familiar with APA’s governance structure.

Sponsor: APA Council of Representatives


The Assembly of Scientist/Practitioner Psychologists (ASPP) is providing an expense paid trip to the council meeting in Washington for a doctoral student in psychology to become familiar with the governance structure of the APA Council of Representatives and caucuses, and how they work.

At the council meeting in February, the student who receives the award will be mentored by the chair of the ASPP.

The ASPP board will review all submissions, select a student and announce the recipient during the ASPP board meeting.

How to Apply

Interested students may send the following materials to the chair of ASPP, Ellen W. Williams, PhD.

  1. Their CV.

  2. A 100-word statement explaining their reason for applying for the award.

  3. A letter of endorsement from their advisor talking about their plans as a scientist/practitioner.