C. Eugene Walker Education Award in Pediatric Psychology

This award is designed to facilitate Society of Pediatric Psychology trainees' ability to attend professional meetings that will enhance their educational pursuits. The C. Eugene Walker Education Award was established in 2007 by C. Eugene Walker, PhD. One award is available for $1,000.

Deadline: Jan. 31


The award is available to any graduate student, intern, or postdoctoral fellow who is a member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology and enrolled in a training program involving substantial instruction in pediatric psychology. The award may be for the purpose of attending any educational function (convention, workshop, conference, etc.) to either (a) p resent a poster or paper, or (b) engage in leadership activities. P reference will be given to those attending meetings of the Society of Pediatric Psychology or the American Psychological Association.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following at one PDF document to David M. Janicke, PhD, by Jan. 31:

  • A cover letter including your name and e-mail address, your current training institution, your primary mentor on this submitted project, a statement confirming your Div. 54 membership status , information detailing the name, dates, and location of the conference, and a paragraph describing the relevance of your planned training or leadership activity to your development as a pediatric psychologist
  • Your current curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your original submitted presentation proposal, or an outline of your leadership activities

Past Recipients

2014: Meghan McGrady
2013: Brandon Aylward, PhD
2012: Yelena Wu
2011: Nancy Bandstra
2009: Elizabeth Pulgaron
2008: Meghan Marsac