Awards and Honors
APS William James Fellow Award
The APS William James Fellow Award honors individuals for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.
2013 Award Recipients
- Roy F. Baumeister
Florida State University
- Gerald L. Clore
University of Virginia
- Helen J. Neville
University of Oregon
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award
The APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award honors individuals for their lifetime of significant
intellectual achievements in applied psychological research and their impact on a critical problem in society at large.
2013 Award Recipients
- J. Richard Hackman
- Diane F. Halpern
Claremont McKenna College
- Scott O. Lilienfeld
- Elaine F. Walker
APS Mentor Award
APS announces a new lifetime achievement award to recognize those who have significantly fostered the careers of others, honoring APS members who masterfully help students and others find their own voice and discover their own research and career goals.
Inaugural Mentor Award Recipients
- Lila R. Gleitman
University of Pennsylvania
- Robert W. Levenson
University of California, Berkeley
- Michael T. Turvey
University of Connecticut
APS Janet Taylor Spence Award For Transformative Early Career Contributions
The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award was established to recognize transformative early career contributions to psychological science. Award winners should reflect the best of the many new and cutting edge ideas coming out of our most creative and promising investigators who, together, embody the future of psychological science.
Fellow status is awarded to APS Members who made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, and/or application.
Student Awards & Grants
The APS Student Caucus offers several awards and grants to promote the research of psychology. Learn More
The James McKeen Cattell Fund
For over half a century, the James McKeen Cattell Fund has provided support for the science and the application of psychology. The Fund offers a program of supplementary sabbatical awards
(”James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships”). These awards supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipients’ home institutions, to allow an extension of leave-time from one to two semesters.