The APA Edwin B. Newman Graduate Award recognizes the best published graduate research. Any enrolled graduate student of psychology is eligible.The award will include benefits from both Psi Chi and APA.
From Psi Chi, the winner will receive:
- $1,200 cash award
- Two engraved plaques—one for the winner, and one for
the psychology department as a permanent honor
From APA, the winner will receive:
- Travel reimbursement up to $1,500 to attend the 2017 APA convention in Washington D.C. on August 3-6, 2017
- Registration for the 2017 APA Convention
- Recognition during the APF Awards Ceremony, including the opportunity to give a short awards address
- A framed APA Presidential Citation presented to the award winner
- Acceptance of the winning project in the APAGS poster session (as long as the work was not presented at a previous APA convention)
*Please note that APA convention attendance for the winner is strongly encouraged. If the winner is unable to attend, the travel reimbursement and registration fees portion of the award will be forfeited.
- Complete an empirical
- Present the
results of your research at a state, regional, or national psychology
convention, OR have your research published in a psychology journal.
- Submit your paper
for review by PhD-level Psi Chi reviewers.
- The Awards Committee Chair will announce the results of the competition within 60–90 days.
Students of psychology who
- are graduate students,
- have presented or published their research submission, and
- are not
competing for the APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award.
Who is Edwin B. Newman?
This grant honors one of the founders of Psi
Chi, Edwin Newman. While still students at
the University of Kansas he and Frederick Lewis began the organization.
The application portal will open approximately 30 days before the deadline.