Cedar Award

The Cedar Award is for the Indigenous graduate student who has completed research or is involved in service focused on the needs of Indigenous communities.

Deadline:

Sponsors: Division 35 ; Section VI

Description

Cedar has many restorative medicinal uses. Cedar is used in a sweat lodge and fasting ceremonies for protection. Cedar branches cover the floor of many sweat lodges and shade the arbors at Sundance. Some say the plant is a guardian spirit and wards off the bad spirits.

The Cedar Award is for the Indigenous graduate student who has completed research or is involved in service focused on the needs of Indigenous communities. The research or service has made a meaningful contribution to Native American/Indigenous Psychology and/or local Indigenous community efforts. The students will have an opportunity to present their work at a subsequent conference with support from the section. Encouragement of publication of research or service activities within feminist and/or Indigenous based publications.

Eligibility

The applicant must:

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • A one-page statement articulating the applicant’s contribution to the commitment or relevance of proposal to feminist goals and contributions to AN/AI/Indigenous feminist psychology, including the applicant’s reflection on its impact on AN/AI/Indigenous communities and/or families.

  • A letter of support/recommendation from a faculty who is familiar with the applicant’s work.

  • The applicant's curriculum vitae.

Deadline for all submission is in April of every year. Applications that fail to meet the guidelines described below will not be reviewed. See online forms to submit a nomination and/or to provide information as a nominee


Please contact Career Committee Representative Julii Green via email for all award inquiries. 


Past Recipients
2021

Erica Ficklin

2020

Melissa Wheeler

2019

Devon S. Isaacs

2018

Kellylynn Zuni 

2017

Amanda Young

Last updated: March 2022Date created: April 2018