Awards

The following awards and grants are sponsored by Division 16.

  • Div. 16 Grant Program for School Psychology Internships
    Div. 16 (School Psychology) has developed a grant program for school psychology internships (GPSPI) to assist in the predoctoral internship crisis in the U.S. The GPSPI is supported by Div. 16, Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP), National Association of School Psychologists and Trainers of School Psychologists.

  • Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award
    The Division of School Psychology requests nominations for the Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented each year by Division 16 at the APA Convention to mature school psychologists who throughout their careers have demonstrated exceptional programs of service that merit special recognition.

  • Lightner Witmer Award
    Each year the Division of School Psychology presents the Lightner Witmer Award to young professional and academic school psychologists who have demonstrated scholarship which merits special recognition.

  • Nadine Murphy Lambert Lifetime Achievement Award
    Occasionally (every 2-3 years), the Division of School Psychology will grant a Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual who has made long time contributions of unusual breadth and depth to the field.

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award
    Each year the Division of School Psychology presents an Outstanding Dissertation in School Psychology Award to a school psychology student who has completed a dissertation which merits special recognition and which has the potential to contribute to the science and practice of school psychology.

  • Paul E. Henkin Travel Grant
    The American Psychological Foundation Paul E. Henkin Travel Grant provides support of up to $1,000 to defer the costs of registration, lodging and travel for student members of APA Division 16 to attend the APA annual convention.

  • SASP Diversity Scholarship
    SASP provides its own Diversity Scholarship to support students from under-represented cultural backgrounds as they endeavor to become a part of the inspiring profession of school psychology. 

  • Senior Scientist Award
    Each year the Division of School Psychology presents a Senior Scientist in School Psychology Award to a mature professional and academic school psychologist who has demonstrated a program of scholarship which merits special recognition.