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Call for Nominations

2010 APF Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2010 APF Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology.

The Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement are bestowed in recognition of a distinguished career and enduring contribution to psychology. The awards are conferred in four categories:

  • Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing psychological science.
  • Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the application of psychology through methods, research, and/or application of psychological techniques to important practical problems.
  • Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to the application of psychology in the public interest.
  • Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of psychology through a demonstrable effect on patterns of service delivery in the profession.

Amount:  APF Gold Medalists receive a mounted gold medal and an all-expense paid trip to the APA annual convention, where the award is presented.

Eligibility: Psychologists who are 65 years or older, normally residing in North America.
The application deadline is December 1, 2009.

For more information, including the nomination procedures, please visit
http://www.apa.org/apf/gold.html