Lesbian Psychologies Unpublished Manuscripts Award

The Association for Women in Psychology encourages theoretical and empirical scholarship that addresses the psychology of lesbians.

Deadline: June 1, 2016; June 1, 2017

Sponsor: The Association for Women in Psychology


The award will be announced at the American Psychological Association convention in August. The award recipient will be invited to present the manuscript at the Annual AWP conference and will receive up to $250 in transportation expenses. Unpublished manuscripts focusing on any topic relevant to the psychology of lesbians are invited.

Manuscripts (conference papers, dissertations or other manuscripts) must be unpublished and not under review or in press for publication at the time of submission. Both sole and jointly authored papers are eligible. Manuscripts must be no longer than 50 pages.
How to Apply


The following materials must accompany all submissions:

  • Four copies of the manuscript.

  • Two self-addressed stamped legal sized envelopes.

  • A cover sheet with the author's name, address, phone number, email address and title of the paper. The author's name should not appear anywhere on the paper itself.

Please send the above information and/or any questions to:

Lauri Hyers
Department of Psychology
45 Peoples Building
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383


A panel of AWP members will conduct a review of the anonymous manuscripts. Submissions will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Sound methodology.

  • Clarity of writing.

  • Relevance to the advancement of the psychology of lesbians.