Sage Award

The Sage Award is for the Indigenous Early Career Professional who is emerging as a professional and is an exemplar of Native values in a role of service leadership to the Native community.

Deadline:

Sponsors: Division 35 ; Section VI

Description

Native peoples use sage to purify and drive out negative energy. It is also thought to be more medicinal than sweetgrass and has physical healing properties. Sage is often used for releasing what is troubling the mind and for cleansing spaces and sacred items. The Sage Award is for the Indigenous Early Career Professional who is emerging as a professional and is an exemplar of Native values in a role of service leadership to the Native community. The candidate for this award should demonstrate values representative of feminist and Native leadership in teaching, service or clinical practice. The feminist leader’s work should focus on the needs of the Indigenous community, which might include but is not limited to: addressing Native student pipeline challenges, health/mental health disparities, environment and health intersections and related topics. Encouragement of publication of research or service activities within feminist and/or Indigenous based publications. The development of a future program for a conference in the subsequent year based on awardees interest/research will also be supported.

Eligibility

Nominations/applicants should be ABD/Intern to Early/Mid-Career (0-10 years after graduation). Nominations, including self-nominations, are welcome.

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

Melissa Tehee

2020

Joanna Shadlow

2019

Wendy Peters, PhD

2018

Glenna Stumblingbear Riddle, PhD

2017

Amoneeta Beckstein, PhD

Last updated: March 2022Date created: April 2018