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Society of Vocational Psychology Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Purpose: To acknowledge and reward the research or professional achievement of vocational psychologists who have made significant contributions to the field of vocational psychology. The terms research and professional achievement shall be broadly construed.
The award includes a check for $500.00 and a citation from the Chair of the Society for Vocational Psychology.

Eligibility: APA members are eligible for the award. The only ineligible candidates are the members of the SVP Executive Committee and the SVP Awards Committee.

Nomination Procedure: Nominations should include a nomination letter that discusses the significance of the nominee's contributions to vocational psychology. This nomination letter may be accompanied by a vita and no more than two letters of support.

Deadline: June 30, 2015:
Send nominations to: Dr. Saba Rasheed Ali, SVP Awards Committee Chair.

Early Career Professional Award

Purpose: To recognize new professionals who have made substantial or cutting edge contributions to the field of career or vocational psychology.
The award includes a check for $500.00 and a citation from the Chair of the Society for Vocational Psychology.

Eligibility:

  1. 1 to 7 years past date of doctoral degree.
  2. Substantial contributions to the fields of career and/or vocational psychology as evidenced by at least one publication on which the nominee is first or only author.
  3. Nomination by colleagues, members of the awards committee, or members of SVP as having made a substantial or cutting edge contribution to the field.
  4. Demonstration of a commitment to continuing to conduct research in vocational psychology.
  5. An active member in SVP.

Nomination Procedure: Nominations should include a nomination letter that discusses the significance of the nominee's contributions to vocational psychology. This nomination letter may be accompanied by a vita and no more than two letters of support.

Deadline: June 30, 2015
Send nominations to: Dr. Saba Rasheed Ali, SVP Awards Committee Chair.

Graduate Student Research Awards

Purpose: To recognize two students who have made significant contributions to vocational psychology research.
The award includes a $250 check and a citation from the Chair of the Society for Vocational psychology

Eligibility: This award will be for work on an accepted conference proposal, master's thesis, doctoral dissertation, journal article, or other advisor-approved research in the area of vocational psychology. The research need not be complete, but the data must be collected and analyzed at the time the nomination is submitted. The student does not have to be first author, but if the student is not first author then the faculty letter should specify the student's substantive contributions to the final product.

Nomination Procedure: Submit a nomination letter and an electronic copy (pdf preferred) of the research paper (in published, manuscript, or proposal form) that forms the basis for the nomination.

Deadline: May 1, 2015.
Send nominations to: Dr. Saba Rasheed Ali, SVP Past Chair.

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