Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Psychology of Aging 2024

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Grade Level PhD
Country USA
Sponsors American Psychological Association
Award Cash Award
Application Deadline  April 15, 2024


Are you a student seeking an exciting opportunity or awards to support your degree program? APA Div. 20: Adult Development and Aging, USA inviting online application for Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Psychology of Aging Award. Don’t let this fantastic chance pass you by by missing the application deadline! In this article, we’ll go over this awards’s features, benefits, and step-by-step application process. 

About Doctoral Dissertation Award

The recipient will be recognized at the annual meeting of the Division of Adult Development and Aging. Candidates are welcome from any area of the psychology of aging and adult development.

About Sponsor

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with over 146,000 members, including scientists, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. It has 54 divisions—interest groups for different subspecialties of psychology or topical areas. The APA has an annual budget of around $125 million.

Doctoral Dissertation Award Coverage

The recipient will be presented with a cash award at the Division 20 Business Meeting during the annual APA convention in the year the award is received.

Doctoral Dissertation Award Eligibility Criteria

Nominees must be current members or affiliates of Division 20. Candidates must have completed or expect to complete their doctoral dissertation annually between June 1, 2024-May 31, 2024.


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Required Documents

  • A letter of support from dissertation supervisor.
  • A current CV of the nominee.
  • A personal statement about merit and potential impact of the dissertation (maximum of three double-spaced pages with 12pt font).
  • An abstract of the dissertation (maximum of 10 double-spaced pages with 12pt font).

How to Apply?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for award:

  • Nomination materials should be sent in one email to the chair of the Awards Committee, Elizabeth Choi and Cecilia Poon, with “D20 Dissertation Award nomination” noted as the subject of the email with all the supporting documents. 

Official Notification

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