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bullETIN bOarD Grants and awards • $500 for social justice research APA’s Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) invites graduate students who are conducting research on marginalized women to apply for the Sandra Schwartz Tangri Memorial Award for Graduate Student Research. The award supports research on such issues as sexual harassment, discrimination, reproductive rights, concerns of ethnic and sexual minority women and the mentoring of first-generation college students. Apply by Jan. 15. For more information, visit • Apply for the Graduate Student Ethics Award APA’s Ethics Committee and APAGS invite students to submit their theoretical or empirical papers on psychology and ethics for the chance to win the Graduate Student Ethics Award. Papers are judged on their quality, originality, clarity and the adequacy of their literature review. Award winners receive $1,000, a round-trip ticket to APA’s 2012 Annual Convention in Orlando, Aug. 2–5, and three nights of hotel accommodation. Apply by Jan. 6. For more information, visit • Nominate yourself for a general psychology award APA’s Div. 1 (Society for General Psychology) invites promising psychology doctoral students at any stage of their education to apply for the $250 Anne Anastasi Graduate Student Award. The award honors psychology students who, through their research, show potential to make substantial contributions to any area of psychology. Applications are due Feb. 15. For more information, visit Thinkstock • Apply for a teaching award APA’s Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology) invites graduate students to apply for the Wilbert J. McKeachie Teaching Excellence Award. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to spark student interest in psychology through lectures, class projects and other methods. Award winners receive $1,500 and a plaque. Apply by Jan. 13. For more information, visit http:// • Nominate a dissertation on psychopharmacology and substance abuse APA’s Div. 28 (Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse) invites students who completed their doctoral dissertation in 2011 or 2010 to apply for a $250 dissertation award. The winner also receives an engraved plaque and travel funds to present his or her research at a psychology conference of their choice. For more information, visit dissertation. Applications are due Jan. 5. Other opportunities • Advocate for psychology as a campus representative The APAGS Advocacy Coordinating Team is looking for campus representatives to spearhead grassroots campaigns to support federal and state funding for psychology education, internships and more. Campus representatives learn about the legislative process and develop leadership skills. For more information, email • Nominate a student-friendly state, provincial or territorial psychological association Does your local psychological association provide mentoring, leadership and training opportunities for students? If so, nominate it for a $1,500 APAGS/Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice/Div. 31 (State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs) SPTA Award. Nominations are due Jan. 9. For more information, visit www. • Recognize a diverse psychology program APA’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training is seeking nominations for the Suinn Minority Achievement Award, which recognizes psychology doctoral programs committed to the recruitment, retention and graduation of ethnic-minority students. Nominations are due April 1. For more information, visit pubint-suinn.aspx. • Fund your travel to a pediatric psychology conference APA’s Div. 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology) invites psychology students, interns and postdoctoral fellows to apply for up to $1,000 in funding to travel to a pediatric psychology meeting or workshop. Applications are due Jan. 15. For more information, visit aspx. n Apply for an exercise and sport dissertation award APA’s Div. 47 (Exercise and Sport) invites students to apply for its exercise and sport psychology dissertation award. The winner will receive a plaque and the opportunity to present their research at APA’s 2012 Annual Convention in Orlando. Applications are due Feb. 15. For more information, visit div-47-dissert.aspx. gradPSYCH • January 2012 • 47

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GradPSYCH - January 2012
Psychology grad school enrollment drops, despite record numbers of applicants
Students leave their iPods at home during ‘crunch time’
Media Picks
Chair’s Corner
Odd Jobs
Research Roundup
Hot careers: Video game design and development
Friends and co-workers
Time to bail?
Scaling Mount Publication
Need to heal thyself?
Staying connected
Matters to a Degree
Power up your PowerPoint
Dissertations vs. diapers
Searching for answers
Bulletin Board
Jobs, internships, postdocs and other opportunities
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GradPSYCH - January 2012