Div. 44 Awards

  • Bisexual Foundation  Award
    The Bisexual Foundation Scholarship is an annual fund awarding up to $1000 per award to selected graduate students to advance research on the psychology of bisexuality.

  • Certificate of Appreciation
    Certificates of Appreciation provide an opportunity for the division to formally note its appreciation to individuals who have provided significant service to the division.

  • Clarity Award
    This award recognizes leaders advancing the rights of LGBT people, engage others within our profession to extend recognition and respect for LGBT people, and advocate for equality for LGBT people.

  • Committee on Bisexual Issues Student Travel Award
    The Committee on Bisexual Issues’s Student Travel Award provides $500 to a student committed to bisexual issues and a desire to engage with the committee at the APA Annual Convention.

  • Distinguished Book Award
    The division offers this award for a book that has made a significant contribution to the field of LGBT psychology.

  • Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training
    The division offers this award to colleagues who have made distinguished contributions to the interests, goals, and purposes of Div. 44 in the area of education, either academic or public.

  • Distinguished Contribution to Ethnic Minority Issues
    The division offer this award for distinguished contributions to the interests, goals and purposes of Div. 44 in the area of ethnic minority lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology.

  • Distinguished Professional Contribution
    The division offers this award to recognize distinguished professional contributions advancing the interests, goals and purposes of Div. 44.

  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution
    The division offers this award for distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to lesbian, gay or bisexual psychological issues. The winners of this award have made far-reaching and visionary contributions to the development of a science of LGBT psychology and have provided the science base for practice, education and the development of public policy. Many of these award winners are pioneers who first asked affirmative research questions about the lives of LGBT people, their families and their communities.

  • Distinguished Service Award
    The division offers this award for distinguished contributions to Div. 44 through exceptional service. Award winners have a long history of being active contributors to the life of the Division and are the lifeblood of this organization whose efforts we appreciate.

  • Distinguished Student Contribution
    The division offers this award to a graduate student in psychology who has made a distinguished contribution to research or practice, or who has performed exceptional service to the division.

  • Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award 
    The purpose of the Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award is to encourage greater participation in Div. 44 annual convention activities by LGBT students of color.

  • Evelyn Hooker Award for Distinguished Contribution by an Ally  
    The division offers this award for distinguished contribution by an ally in the areas of research, clinical practice, education and training, public advocacy, mentorship and/or leadership.

  • Malyon Smith Scholarship Research Award
    Graduate students in psychology are awarded up to $1,000 to advance research on sexual orientation and gender identity. 

  • Mentoring Student Travel Award
    Support graduate student engagement with LGBTQ psychology by defraying travel costs to the APA Annual Convention.

  • Presidential Citation
    Recipients of presidential citations are selected by the division president and often go to individual or organizations whose mission and work are consistent with the president's theme or focus.

  • Student and Early Career Psychologist Engagement Award
    Support early career psychologist and graduate student engagement with LGBTQ psychology by defraying travel costs to the APA Annual Convention and research travel awards (nine total awards).

  • Transgender Research Award
    The division honors research that makes a notable contribution to the understanding, health and well-being of transgender people and gender diversity in society.