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2012-13 Florence L. Denmark Faculty Advisor Award

Deadline: December 01, 2012 at 11:30 PM HST - CLOSED

Description

PURPOSE
To award annually one faculty advisor who best achieves Psi Chi’s purpose.

The winning Psi Chi faculty advisor will receive travel expenses to attend the APA/Psi Chi Society Annual Convention to 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 coadvisor(only one chapter advisor may be nominated per year);
• 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., registering members, sending reports to Eye on Psi Chi, and voting in Psi Chi Society elections).

STYLE / STANDARDS

1. Nominations must be an electronic document written in English conforming strictly to the instructions in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
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. Chapters nominate their Psi Chi faculty advisor with a letter of nomination. The faculty advisor must accept the nomination through a recommendation request.
2. Submissions are accepted online until 11:59pm Hawaii time on December 1st. Late submissions will not be accepted.
3. The letter of nomination, limited to 1,000 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 level.
4. The Psi Chi Central Office will compile information about the chapter’s member registrations, reports to Eye on Psi Chi, and participation in Society elections.

WINNER RESPONSIBILITIES
The winning nomination letter will be published in the Eye on Psi Chi, along with a 150-word biography (written by the advisor in third person), and a digital photo (600KB file size).