trophies

Note: Current elected and appointed Society of Pediatric Psychology Board of Directors members are not eligible for any of the SPP awards or the SPP grants.

The Society of Pediatric Psychology offers a number of opportunities for recognition for outstanding achievement across a range of professional activities.

Awards

These awards are available for trainees as well as for psychologists in various stages of their careers. Please visit the following links for application deadlines and instructions.

Student Poster Award

This award honors certain students who are the first author of a poster to be presented at the SPP Annual Conference (in the spring), and other students who are first author of a poster presented during the Div. 54 poster session at the APA Annual Convention (in the summer).


DetailsDeadline: typically mid-March for SPPAC and mid-July for APA, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Diversity Student Poster Award

This award honors the first author of a pediatric psychology research poster whose research features diversity-related variables, such as race/ethnicity, gender, culture, sexual orientation, language differences, socioeconomic status and/or religiosity.


DetailsDeadline: typically mid-March for SPPAC and mid-July for APA, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Student Travel Award

This award is designed to help the first author of a poster or paper to be presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference.

DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: with poster submission.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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C. Eugene Walker Education Award in Pediatric Psychology

This award is available to any postdoctoral fellow to facilitate their ability to attend professional meetings that will enhance their educational pursuits.

DetailsDeadline: October 1, Apply by: with poster submission.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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SPPAC International Travel Award

The Pediatric Psychology International Travel Award is available to SPP members who reside and are affiliated with institutions outside the US to attend the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference (SPPAC). Up to two awards are given each year. Awards include free registration for SPPAC and $1000 to offset any travel and/or accommodation costs.

DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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International Collaboration Award

The purpose of the International Collaboration Award is to facilitate Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP) members to visit an international research or clinical program for a minimum of one week and up to one month, although longer stays are possible with a compelling rationale. Eligible applicants include current postgraduate students (i.e., who graduated with an undergraduate degree) in clinical/pediatric psychology training programs, PhD trainees or international equivalency, postdoctoral fellows, or early career faculty (within 5 years of first appointment).


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Student Research Award

This research competition is designed to encourage and reward quality research on issues related to pediatric psychology and health care of children.


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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APA Scholars Award

This award supports a post-bac, graduate student, or intern to attend the APA annual convention. The award supports travel and also includes mentorship from a current Division 54 Board Member.


DetailsDeadline: February 15 (deadline extended this year), Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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SPP Diverse Scholar Award

The Society of Pediatric Psychology is pleased to announce the “SPP Diverse Scholar Award” for underrepresented undergraduate and post baccalaureate students who have an interest in graduate training.  It was developed in order to support the goal of a more diverse pediatric psychology workforce.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Carolyn S. Schroeder Award for Outstanding Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology

This award recognizes outstanding commitment and significant contributions to pediatric psychology by a provider of direct clinical services in the field.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Dennis Drotar Distinguished Research Award in Pediatric Psychology

This award recognizes excellence and significant contributions in establishing the scientific base of pediatric psychology.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Donald K. Routh Early Career Award

This award recognizes significant contributions of a member of SPP to the field of pediatric psychology in research, clinical training and service.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by self or peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Michael C. Roberts Award for Outstanding Mentorship

This award originally started with the generous support of the Levin Foundation to honor faculty in pediatric psychology who mentor students in an exemplary way, providing professional advice and guidance through various training phases.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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SPP Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Pediatric Psychology

This award honors a pediatric psychologist who professionally promotes understanding and respect for diversity in research, policy or practice within the field of pediatric psychology.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by self or peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Wright Ross Salk Award for Distinguished Service in Pediatric Psychology

In recognition of the early founders of pediatric psychology, this award honors outstanding service contributions to the Society of Pediatric Psychology or to the field of pediatric psychology generally.


DetailsDeadline: December 1, Apply by: Nomination by peers, via uniform application.  For more details, please click on the award and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Grants

Society of Pediatric Psychology sponsors a number of grants that are intended to facilitate high quality empirical research in topic areas that are central to the mission of the society. Some grants are available to both students and professionals. Others are targeted toward our student members. Please visit the links below for more information and application instructions.

Targeted Research Grant

This annual program was established to fund research projects that will contribute to priority and emerging areas in the field of pediatric psychology, and that will allow investigators to collect pilot data to aid in securing additional major grant funding.


Details: Deadline: October 1, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award

This grant is open to students and faculty to support clinical research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents.


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: online application.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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SPP Diversity Research Grant

Funds are available to conduct pediatric psychology research that features diversity-related variables, such as race/ethnicity, gender, culture, sexual orientation, language differences, socioeconomic status and/or religiosity.

DetailsDeadline: November 1, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Drotar-Crawford Postdoctoral Fellowship Research Grant in Pediatric Psychology

This $10,000 grant is given to a postdoctoral fellow to support research in pediatric psychology while they are enrolled in a postdoctoral fellowship. The research project must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty advisor in an area of research specific to pediatric psychology.


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant

This grant is designed to enable a student member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology to pursue research scholarship.


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Mary Jo Kupst Trainee Grant for Research in Resilience

This award facilitates trainee research that provides a novel contribution and advance the field of pediatric psychology specifically in the area of resilience.


DetailsDeadline: October 15, Apply by: Email.  For more details, please click on the grant and review the description, eligibility, and how to apply.

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