ABPP Early Career Diversity Award
Now Accepting Applications
The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) is pleased to announce the Early Career Diversity Award. The purpose of this award is to encourage early career psychologists and individuals from underrepresented groups to become board certified (www.abpp.org).
ABPP will provide one early career psychologist from an underrepresented group with a $1000 award to reimburse their board certification expenses. The applicant must have successfully completed the ABPP board certification process in 2012-2013. Applicants for this award may be nominated by their ABPP Specialty Board or be self-nominated.
ABPP seeks to encourage early career psychologists and individuals from underrepresented groups within ABPP, to complete the board certification process. An early career psychologist is defined as being within 10 years after receipt of the doctoral degree. According to The Specialist (Winter 2012), underrepresented groups in ABPP include ethnic and racial minorities, women, and persons with a minority sexual orientation (LGBT). The award applicant must be a member of one of these communities.
Candidates should Submit the Following:
C.V. and brief answers (maximum of 750 words total) to address the following questions:
Candidates Should submit materials by May 15, 2014 to:
The award winner will be chosen based upon the following criteria:
The Award Selection Committee consists of 5 members who represent different ABPP specialties. At least one member of the selection committee must be a standing member of the ABPP Diversity Committee. Members will serve a term of one year
The winner will be notified no later than June 30, 2014
The award will be conferred at the ABPP convocation to be held within the APA Annual Convention scheduled August 7-10, 2014. Date and time to be determined