The Division 17 Committee for Early Career Professionals is happy to announce two travel grants of $500 to be awarded for 2018 APA Convention!
All Early Career Psychologists who are Division 17 members (within 10 years receipt of their doctorate) are eligible and encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a need for funding, are presenting at the APA Convention, and/or who are active in a Division 17 section, committee, or STG.
The application package must include the following information:
- Brief self-statement (500 words maximum): This statement should include a summary of your professional work, your interest in attending the APA Convention, and articulate the ways in which your scholarship or service has contributed/will contribute to the mission of Division 17 and/or the ECP committee. In your statement, you should also detail any ways you have been involved in Division 17 (past or current involvement) and demonstrate your financial need for this grant to help you attend the convention. If this is your first time attending the APA convention, please indicate that as well.
- An abbreviated curriculum vitae (5 pages maximum): In your vitae, please highlight any significant achievements in your career as well as any leadership positions you have held as an early career psychologist (within APA, Division 17, and other related scholarly or professional organizations). The year you were awarded a doctorate in psychology should be clearly indicated. At the conclusion of your CV, please include the names and contact information for two references. References may be contacted during the review process, as needed.
- Please submit application materials electronically in a single Word document by March 18, 2018. Save your application file using this format: FirstName LastName-Div17ECPGrant.doc. Put your name and the name of the award in the subject line (e.g. Jane Smith, Division 17 ECP Travel Grant). Email materials to: Martinque “Marti” Jones, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). All applications will receive a confirmation of receipt email from Dr. Jones within 72 hours. If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt email from Dr. Jones, please check the email address and resend your message to ensure it was received. All confirmed applications received will be reviewed by the ECP Committee.
Award winners will be notified by April 22, 2018 and will be acknowledged during the Social Hour sponsored by the Div17 Early Career Psychologists Committee at the APA Convention.