The APA-USNC International Travel and Mentoring Program for US scholars announces a call for applications to attend the 30th International Congress of Psychology held in Cape Town, South Africa from July 22-27, 2012.
The goal of the APA-USNC Travel/Mentoring program is to encourage international research networking, collaboration and exchange by:
- Supporting student and early career psychologists to attend the 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP2012) , Cape Town, South Africa, July 2012 to present their research and develop international collaborations and networking ($1500 awards – $1000 travel and $500 Congress registration)
- Supporting Mid- Senior career psychologists with international research and collaboration experience to attend ICP2012 and to serve as mentors ($1000 awards – $600 travel and $400 Congress registration).
All awardees will be invited to participate in discussion and networking activities prior to, during and following the ICP2012. The goal of these activities is to support the development of international collaborations and exchange activities. Student / Early Career psychologist awardees will be paired with Mid- and Senior psychologists who have experience in international research and collaboration who will serve as mentors at the ICP2012 to support the development of networking, international contacts, and collaborations. Student / Early Career awardees will also be encouraged to apply to the ICP Young Scientists’ Program at the ICP2012.
Each awardee is required to make a commitment to attend the ICP2012, and to participate in networking activities prior to and following the ICP2012, and to participate in networking and exchange activities during the ICP2012 Congress.
See www.icp2012.com for information about the Congress, all for abstracts, and program.
Student – Early Career Applicants
The APA-USNC program will award up to 16 $1,500 awards (travel and registration) awards to students and early career psychologists. Awardees will participate in the APA-USNC International Congress program, which includes networking and mentoring activities prior, during and after the Congress in support of enhanced international research and scholarly collaboration.
Eligibility: applicants must be graduate students in psychology or early career (0-10 years post-doc) psychologists, whose research is in areas supported by the National Science Foundation.
Deadline: 1 December 2011, with notification by 15 January 2012.
Applications: to be available online at http://www.apa.org/international/programs/index.aspx after 10 September, 2011.
The APA-USNC program anticipates awarding up to 10 $1,000 awards (travel and registration) to mid- and later career psychologists to attend the ICP2012 Congress and serve as mentors before, during and after the Congress period.
Eligibility: applicants must be psychologists whose research is in areas supported by the National Science Foundation, and who have experience in attending international scientific meetings. Applicants must be willing to serve as mentors and to donate time to interact with mentee(s) prior to, during, and following the ICP2012.
Deadline: 1 December, 2011, with notification by 15 January 2012.
Applications to be available online at http://www.apa.org/international/programs/index.aspx after 10 September, 2011.