APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology

This award recognizes excellent psychologists who are at early stages of their research careers.

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Sponsor Committee on Scientific Awards

Description

The APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology honor early career scientists for contributions in the first nine years post-PhD.

For the purpose of this award, psychology has been divided into 10 areas:

  • Animal learning and behavior, comparative.

  • Developmental.

  • Health.

  • Cognition/human learning.

  • Psychopathology.

  • Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience.

  • Perception and motor performance.

  • Social psychology.

  • Applied research (e.g., treatment and prevention research, industrial/organizational research, educational research).

  • Individual differences (e.g., personality, psychometrics, mental ability, behavioral genetics).

Five areas are considered each year, with areas rotated in two-year cycles. 

Eligibility
How to Apply
Past Recipients