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Awards and Grants

Div. 34 offers several awards and grants in support of the environmental, population, and conservation psychology community.

Awards

Awards are given to recognize outstanding scholarship in the field. Winners are acknowledged at the APA convention.

Career

  • Early Career Achievement Award
    This award recognizes the exceptional contributions and achievements of an early career scholar working within the division’s interest areas of environmental, population and/or conservation psychology.

  • Newman-Proshansky Career Achievement Award
    The Newman-Proshansky Career Achievement Award is offered annually to recognize the achievements of an individual who has made significant lifetime contributions to the fields of environmental, population and/or conservation psychology.

For students

  • Graduate Student Research Award
    The Div. 34 Graduate Student Research Award recognizes outstanding original research conducted by a graduate student on any topic in environmental, conservation or population psychology. 

  • Undergraduate Student Research Award
    The Div. 34 Undergraduate Student Research Award recognizes outstanding original research conducted by an undergraduate student or team of undergraduate students on any topic in environmental, conservation or population psychology.

Other awards

  • Carol Saunders Award
    The Div. 34 Carol Saunders Conservation Psychology Scholar Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of conservation.  


Committee chair:
 Meaghan Guckian

Grants-in-Aid

Grants-in-aid are provided to support Div. 34 members in three areas:

  • Community Impact Grant
    The goal of this grant program is to support applied work on topics of core interest to Div. 34 that are done in partnership with a nonprofit, community, or government organization. The division strongly encourages applications from scholars and practitioners who otherwise have limited access to institutional resources and/or applications that benefit under-resourced populations, communities, or organizations. Applicants must currently be enrolled in a doctoral program or be within 10 years of receiving a PhD or PsyD.
  • Research Grant
    This grant supports members who have limited access to institutional resources for research activities. Applicants must currently be enrolled in a doctoral program or be within 10 years of receiving a PhD or PsyD. 
  • Teaching Grant
    This grant provides under-resourced instructors funds to develop teaching activities that advance educational outcomes related to environmental, population, or conservation psychology. Applicants must have obtained either a master's or doctoral-level degree.


Committee chair:
 Kim Wolske

Last updated: February 2022Date created: July 2011

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