Member/Affiliate Member Travel Grant

Deadline: ;

Sponsor: Division 19


The Society for Military Psychology is pleased to announce the travel award program to support member attendance, participation and engagement in the midyear and/or annual meeting of the Society for Military Psychology. Several awards of $750 may be given to individuals to help defray costs of attendance, participation and engagement in division activities.


Annual deadline: May 1, Dec. 1

Any member (e.g., members/associate/fellow) or affiliate member (international/professional) of the society may apply to the travel award program but preference will be given to applicants (a) who are presenting posters and papers or (b) who are engaged in leadership activities within the society. Special consideration will be given to Early Career Psychologists. Students are not eligible to apply for this award but should apply to the Student Travel Award Program.

Submission Requirements

The submission package must include (1) a brief statement; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) copy of abstract and acceptance letter for poster/paper presentation if applicable. Your statement should describe how you would benefit from a travel grant, how you will use this award to support your attendance to the midyear or annual meeting, and if you will be receiving other funding to help cover your expenses. Applicants should highlight any significant achievements including leadership positions within the society, APA, other related scholarly or professional organizations (e.g., local, state, national or international psychological associations) and indicate whether this is the first time they will attend and participate in the midyear/annual meeting of the Society. Statements should not exceed one single-spaced, typewritten page using 12-point font using a standard 8.5 x 11 inch page with margins set at 1inch.

Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be judged based on the following criteria: (1) Quality of the Request; (2) Statement of Need for Travel Support; and (3) Relevance to society strategic goals.


Travel awards will be issued up to two times a year. Materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format annually, no later than midnight (EST), Dec. 1, or midnight (EST), May 1 to Keith Cooke. List your name and the name of the award on the subject line of your email (e.g., Jane Smith, Division 19 Travel Award)

Award winners will be notified within 30 days.

Past Recipients

James E. Griffith, PhD

David M. Barry, PhD