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2013-14 Florence L. Denmark Faculty Advisor Award

Deadline: February 03, 2014 at 11:30 PM HST - CLOSED

Description

PURPOSE
To recognize and award annually one faculty advisor who best achieves Psi Chi’s purpose. Co- advising teams of two who each individually fulfill the requirements but share Psi Chi advising duties are eligible to apply. The recipient(s) will receive expenses paid travel, food, and lodging to attend the APA Annual Convention where she or he will receive the award and an engraved plaque.

Requirements

ELIGIBILITY

The nominee must:
• be a Psi Chi member who has served at least three years as a chapter faculty advisor or co-advisor;

• have been active in Psi Chi activities for three of the last eight years, either as a faculty advisor and/or as a past member of the Psi Chi Board of Directors (cannot be a current Board member);

• be recognized for contributions to Psi Chi and psychology at the state, regional, national, and/or international level (e.g., scholarly activities, professional activities, active participation with professional organizations); and

• have motivated students at the chapter level by helping them to develop their sense of professionalism.

• The chapter must have been active and in good standing with the organization (i.e., chapter has been registering members, sending reports to Eye on Psi Chi, and voting).

• The chapter must have earned a Model Chapter Award at least once within the last three years as evidence of its health and vitality.

STYLE / STANDARDS

1. Nominations must be in an electronic document written in English.
2. The text of the nomination letter is limited to 750 words in 12-point font (double-spaced).
3. Nominations are not masked.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

1. Nominators can be faculty colleagues, department chairs, officers or any member of the Society. Nominate the Psi Chi faculty advisor by submitting a nomination letter. The faculty advisor must accept the nomination through a recommendation request by the deadline.

2. The letter of nomination, limited to 750 words, must be in narrative, not list form, and must include:
• a statement describing the nominee’s contributions as a faculty advisor,
• the length and dates of service as faculty advisor and/or as a past member of the Psi Chi Board of Directors, and
• a statement describing the nominee’s contributions to Psi Chi and psychology at the state, regional, national, and/or international levels.

3. The Psi Chi Central Office will compile information from the past three years about the chapter’s member registrations, reports to Eye on Psi Chi, and participation in Society elections.

4. Submissions are accepted online until 11:30 pm HST of the deadline. Late submissions will not be accepted.

WINNER RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Send the Central Office a 200-word or less autobiography and a high quality digital photo (minimum 600KB). The submitted nomination letter, autobiography, and photo may be shared publicly.

2. Travel to the convention chosen by Psi Chi to receive the award.

3. Winning co-advising teams must decide which advisor will attend the awards ceremony. If both can attend, travel funding will be split equally.