Western Psychological Association

Call for Nominations – Division 29 Early Career Award

Deadline for Nomination is January 1, 2014!

About the American Psychological Foundation (APF)

APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come.

Since 1953, APF has supported a broad range of scholarships and grants for students and early career psychologists as well as research and program grants that use psychology to improve people’s lives.

APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation.


About the Division 29 Early Career Award

This program supports the mission of APA’s Division of Psychotherapy (Division 29) by recognizing Division members who have demonstrated outstanding promise in the field of psychotherapy early in their career.



One $2,500 award


Eligibility Requirements & Evaluation Criteria

Nominees should demonstrate and will be rated on the following dimensions:

  • Division 29 membership
  • Within 7 years post-doctorate
  • Demonstrated accomplishment and achievement related to psychotherapy theory, practice, research or training
  • Conformance with stated program goals and qualifications


Nomination Requirements

  • Nomination letter written by a colleague outlining the nominee’s career contributions (self-nominations not acceptable)
  • Current CV
  • Nomination must be submitted as a single PDF document


Submission Process and Deadline 

Submit a completed application online at http://forms.apa.org/apf/grants/ by January 1, 2014.

Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.


Questions about this program should be directed to Samantha Edington, Program Officer, at sedington@apa.org.