The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN/DIV 40) is accepting applications for the Robert A. and Phyllis Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology. Eligible candidates are APA members who have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years. The winner of this award will have made a distinguished contribution to neuropsychology in research, scholarship, and/or clinical work.
Application requirements: The applicant must submit: (1) a nomination letter authored by a member of SCN/DIV 40 and (2) a supporting letter from a nationally-known neuropsychologist (both letters should comment upon the candidate’s work and its impact on the field); (3) a CV; (4) three supporting documents that provide evidence of national/international recognition (e.g., major publications, research grants, documentation of clinical or teaching techniques, a treatment protocol); and (5) a personal statement no longer than 500 words which describes professional accomplishments, long-term goals, and future challenges and directions in the field of neuropsychology.
Application procedure: The applicant should submit all materials in a single pdf file via e-mail to Douglas Whiteside, Chair, SCN/Div 40 Awards Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: October 2020 (exact date TBA)
Award: The awardee will receive $1,000 and have the opportunity to give an address at the 2021 APA Convention. The winner will be asked to submit an abstract of their talk and learning objectives by the deadline for submissions to APA, which usually occurs in early December.
Scott Sperling, PsyD
2019 Levitt Early Career Award Winner
2019 Blue Ribbon Awardees
The Differential Effects of Education on Functional Status Based on Genetic Risk
The Clinical Utility of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Children with ADHD
Distinguishing Amnestic MCI Subtypes in Older Adults via Screening versus Expanded Memory Tests
Working Memory as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Education and Phonemic Fluency
Angely A Piazza-Rodríguez, BA (Palo Alto University)
Exercise predicts memory performance over time among older Latinx adults
Cognitive Training Increases MCI-to-Normal Reversion Rate in the ACTIVE Study
Perceived Discrimination in Older Black Adults is Associated with Insula Functional Connectivity
Past Early Career Award Winners
|2018 - Nikki H. Stricker, Ph.D.||2009 - Nancy D. Chiaravalloti, Ph.D.|
|2017 - Emily Edmonds, Ph.D.||2008 - Maria T. Schultheis, Ph.D.|
|2016 - Shawn McClintock, Ph.D.||2007 - Steven Paul Woods, Psy.D.|
|2015 - Melanie Chandler, Ph.D.||2006 - Tanis J. Ferman, Ph.D.|
|2014 - Jared Bruce, Ph.D.||2005 - Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D.|
|2013 - Laura L. S. Howe, J.D., Ph.D.||2004 - Agnes S. Chan, Ph.D.|
|2012 - Angela L. Jefferson, Ph.D.||2003 - Deborah Koltai Attix, Ph.D.|
|2011 - Monica Rivera Mindt, Ph.D.||2002 - Jennifer J. Manly, Ph.D.|
|2010 - Adam M. Brickman, Ph.D.||2001 - Joseph H. Ricker, Ph.D.|