APA and Other Awards

Introduction to Our Committee

Introduction to the APA and Other Awards Committee

The American Psychological Association offers a number of major awards in recognition of outstanding contributions in diverse areas of psychology, including practice, research, teaching, and public service. You may visit the general APA Awards website for more information on these various APA Awards.

 *Note: If you are interested in learning about or applying for SCP-sponsored awards, please go to the SCP Awards website.

Mission Statement

Our committee works to increase the visibility of SCP members and highlight their contributions by seeking and supporting nominations of our diverse members.

2022-2023 Committee Contact Information

Email Committee Co-Chairs Stephanie Carrera, PhD and Bola Afolayan, PsyD for general questions, nomination ideas, or to self-nominate at [email protected]

General materials for APA and Awards from Other Organizations

Most, if not all, of these awards require you to (a) be an APA member or APAGS member; and (b) submit a nomination statement, 2-3 letters of support, and a CV. Be sure to read the award description carefully in case the review committee requires other/supplemental materials.

Instructional Videos

Click HERE to see all of the APA awards available and begin the nomination process!

SCP Members who have been honored with APA Awards in 2021-2022 included: 

❖    Dr. Della Mosley, 2022 American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career)

❖    Dr. Pearis Bellamy, 2022 APA/APAGS Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology

❖    Dr. Rosie Phillips Davis, Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Contributions to APA

❖    Dr. Anneliese Singh, Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Graduate Students

❖    Dr. Debra Mollen, Committee on Women in Psychology Award - Distinguished Leader

❖    Dr. Nadya Fouad, Committee on Women in Psychology Award - Distinguished Leader

❖    Dr. Cirleen DeBlaere, Committee on Women in Psychology Award - Emerging Leader

❖    Dr. Delishia Pittman, Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice Award


Examples of APA Awards include:

 APA Practice Awards

APA Science Awards

APA Education and Training Awards

APA Public Interest Awards

APA International Awards

American Psychological Foundation (APF) Awards

Specialty Awards