Awards & Grants
- Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award
The award is presented each year by Div. 16 at the APA convention to mature school psychologists who throughout their careers have demonstrated exceptional programs of service that merit special recognition.
- Lightner Witmer Award
Each year Div. 16 presents the Lightner Witmer Award to young professional and academic school psychologists who have demonstrated scholarship which merits special recognition.
- Nadine Murphy Lambert Lifetime Achievement Award
Occasionally (every 2-3 years), the Div. 16 will grant a Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual who has made long time contributions of unusual breadth and depth to the field.
- Tom Oakland Mid-Career Scholarship Award
Each year Div. 16 presents the Tom Oakland Award to mid-career (10 to 20 years post-degree) professional and academic school psychologists who have demonstrated scholarship which merits special recognition.
- Jean Baker Mid-Career Service/Practice Award
Each year Div. 16 presents the Jean Baker Award to mid-career (10 to 20 years post-degree) professional and academic school psychologists who have demonstrated service or practice contributions which merit special recognition.
- Outstanding Dissertation Award
Each year Div. 16 presents an Outstanding Dissertation in School Psychology Award to a school psychology student who has completed a dissertation which merits special recognition and which has the potential to contribute to the science and practice of school psychology.
- Senior Scientist Award
Each year Div. 16 presents a Senior Scientist in School Psychology Award to a mature professional and academic school psychologist who has demonstrated a program of scholarship which merits special recognition.
- Contributions to Practice Award
Each year Division 16 will present a Contributions to Practice Award. The award is presented at the APA Convention to school psychologists who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to the field of school psychology through innovations in practice.
- The Outstanding Commitment to Anti-Racism in School Psychology Awards
These awards were created to honor those who are making significant contributions in the advancement of anti-racism scholarship, service, and/or practice in school psychology. The award recognizes a student, early career, and mid/late career school psychologist who identify as a member of a racially/ethnically minoritized group and has contributed to the advancement of anti-racism scholarship, practice, or service.
- Paul E. Henkin School Psychology Travel Grant
The American Psychological Foundation Paul E. Henkin School Psychology Travel Grant provides support of up to $1,000 to defer the costs of registration, lodging and travel for student members of APA Div. 16 to attend the Annual APA Convention.
- SASP Diversity Scholarship
SASP provides its own Diversity Scholarship to support students from under-represented cultural backgrounds as they endeavor to become a part of the inspiring profession of school psychology.
- Div. 16 Grant Program for School Psychology Internships Div. 16 (School Psychology) has developed a grant program for school psychology internships (GPSPI) to assist in the predoctoral internship crisis in the U.S. The GPSPI is supported by Div. 16, Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP), National Association of School Psychologists and Trainers of School Psychologists.