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Call for Nominations

Nominate Your Department or Your Colleague for a Culture of Service Award!

The deadline for 2009 submissions is April 1, 2009.
Department Nominations:
The APA Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) is soliciting nominations for the Departmental Award for Culture of Service in the Psychological Sciences. This Award recognizes departments that demonstrate a commitment to service in the psychological sciences. Departments selected for this award will show a pattern of support for service from faculty at all levels, including a demonstration that service to the discipline is rewarded in faculty tenure and promotion. Successful Departments will also demonstrate that service to the profession is an integral part of training and mentoring. Both Undergraduate and Graduate Departments of Psychology are eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged. Each Department selected will receive an award of $5,000 to be used for departmental activities.
Individual Nominations:
The APA Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) is soliciting nominations for the Award for Distinguished Service to Psychological Science. This Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to psychological science through their commitment to a culture of service. Nominees will have demonstrated their service to the discipline by aiding in association governance; serving on boards, committees and various psychological associations; editing journals; reviewing grant proposals; mentoring students and colleagues; advocating for psychological science’s best interests with state and federal lawmakers; and promoting the value of psychological science in the public eye. Award recipients will receive an honorarium of $1,000. The deadline for nominations is April1, 2009.
Nominations for both departments and individuals will only be accepted as electronic submissions to cultureofservice@apa.org. Please be sure to submit the nomination as a package that includes all the required letters. For more information, please contact swandersman@apa.org.
For more information, including specific nomination requirements and how to submit a nomination, visit the SIOP Call for Nominations page.