Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging

The Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging is designed to honor an individual whose work has made significant early career contributions to understanding critical issues in the psychology of adult development and aging.

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Sponsor: Division 20

Description

This award honors an individual whose work has made significant early career contributions to understanding critical issues in the psychology of adult development and aging. The recipient will be presented with a plaque and a cash award at the Div. 20 Business Meeting during the annual APA convention in the year the award is received.

Eligibility

Potential nominees must have received a doctoral degree no longer than seven years prior to application for the award, show evidence of scholarly publications in journals/books and membership in Div. 20 of APA.

How to Apply

Annual deadline: March 15

Nomination materials should be sent in one email to the chair of the Awards Committee, with "D20 Springer Award nomination" noted as the subject of the email by March 15 annually. The nomination materials will include the following:

  • A letter of nomination by a senior scholar describing the nominee's qualifications and achievements of the nominee's research accomplishments.

  • A current CV of the nominee.

  • At least three published or in press papers.

  • A brief statement by the nominee of his or her current work and future plans.

  • At least two additional letters of support (one must be from a Div. 20 member).

Nominees must be current members or affiliates of Div. 20.

Nominees will be reviewed by a committee of past-presidents, as well as past and present members of the Div. 20 Executive Committee.

Past Recipients

2016

Ruchika Shaurya Prakash

2015

Laura Zahodne

2014

Walter R. Boot

2013

Allison Bielak

2012

Christiane Hoppmann

2011

Alan D. Castel

2010

Denis Gerstorf

2009

Elizabeth Kensinger

2008

Anthony D. Ong

2007

Cindy Lustig

2006

Derek Isaacowitz

2005

Mara Mather

2004

Lynn M. Martire

2003

Joseph Gaugler

2002

Susan Bluck

2001

Rebecca Levy