Travel Award

Rosamond J. Smith, MS
Rosamond J. Smith, MS

The Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy is offering student travel awards for the 2016 APA Convention: 

What are the details?

  • Six (6) awards of $500 each will be granted.
  • Awards should be used in support of travel to the 2016 APA Convention in Denver, Colorado.
  • Award winners will be announced on June 1, 2016.

What are the requirements?

  • Applicants must show an interest in group psychology and/or group psychotherapy.
  • Applicants must not yet have completed their terminal degree.
  • Applicants must be Student Affiliate Members of the Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy. Join at
  • Award winners must assist the Student Committee in promoting Division 49 at two (2) or more division programs at the APA Convention (to be scheduled with Student Committee chairs).
  • Award winners are encouraged (not required) to attend the Division 49 Social in order to be recognized and congratulated! 

What is the application process?

  • Submit a brief (500 words or less) statement addressing your interest in and/or goals related to group psychology and/or group psychotherapy, and how attendance at the 2016 APA Convention would benefit your development as a group psychologist or psychotherapist.
  • Include a current CV.
  • E-mail application materials to by April 15, 2016.

*Please note that checks will be processed after required paperwork is completed at the 2016 APA Convention and submitted to APA Headquarters; Awards may be subject to appropriate taxes.