The Student Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in Group Psychology or Group Psychotherapy
The Student Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity in Group Psychology or Group Psychotherapy seeks to recognize excellence in group psychology practice, research, service and/or advocacy with themes central to the promotion of cultural diversity, social justice and equity through group psychology or group psychotherapy. The award will be presented at the APA's annual convention. A cash award and plaque will be presented to the award winner.
All students who are members of Div. 49 or whose application for membership is currently pending are eligible.
Nominations may come from self or others.
Nominations materials should include and be limited to the following:
- Names, phone numbers, program and institutional affiliations, APA divisional membership of yourself (the endorser) and of your nominee.
- A brief letter highlighting your nominee’s contributions in promoting understanding and respect for diversity in group psychology practice, research, service and/or advocacy.
- The nominee's vita.
- All materials should be submitted via a zipped/compressed folder in one email with the following subject line: [Candidate’s First and Last Name] –Application for Student Diversity Award. For example, Margaret Brown– Application for Student Diversity Award.
All submissions must be received by June 15, 2021, to be considered and submitted via email to Eric Chen, DEIB Committee chair.