On the student front

Call for Applications: SPP Student Travel Award and C. Eugene Walker Education Award

Apply for student funding opportunities to support conference travel.

By David Janicke
SPP Student Travel Award

The SPP Student Travel Awards are available for SPP student members who are first author of a poster or paper to be presented during the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Division 54 programming at the APA Convention or at any Div. 54-sponsored regional or national meeting. Only current graduate students are eligible for these awards. Up to eight awards will be given to help offset costs of travel; awards are $1,000 each. To apply, submit the following materials in one PDF:

1) a one-page cover letter detailing the name, dates and location of the conference or university-sponsored educational function to which you intend to travel to present your work;
2) a current CV;
3) an abstract of your planned presentation(s); and
4) a statement confirming Div. 54 membership status.

Submit applications by Jan. 31, 2014, to David Janicke , PhD.

Eugene Walker Education Award

The C. Eugene Walker Education Award is available to any graduate student, intern or postdoctoral fellow who is a SPP member and enrolled in a training program involving substantial instruction in pediatric psychology. Award funding may be used to present a poster, paper or other leadership activity at an educational function, with preference given to SPP or APA meetings. One award of $1,000 will be made. To apply, submit the following materials in one PDF:

1) a one-page cover letter detailing the name, dates and location of the conference or university-sponsored educational function, as well as the relevance of this training activity to your development as a pediatric psychologist;
2) a current CV;
3) an abstract of your planned presentation(s); and
4) a statement confirming Div. 54 membership status.

Submit applications by Jan. 31, 2014, to David Janicke , PhD.