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2023 SRCD Biennial Awards

SRCD is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 SRCD Biennial Awards! Join us in congratulating the distinguished awardees at the SRCD Member Meeting and Awards Ceremony, Thursday, March 23, beginning at 6:45 pm MDT. 

MORE ABOUT THE AWARDEES

Distinguished Contributions Awards 

The SRCD Senior Awards Committee, chaired by Governing Council member Gustavo Carlo, selected six Distinguished Award recipients. The recipients of each of these prestigious awards are as follows: 

Distinguished Contributions to the Interdisciplinary Understanding of Child Development Award 

  • Laurie E. Cutting, Vanderbilt University    

Distinguished Contributions to Understanding International, Cultural, and Contextual Diversity in Child Development Award 

  • Ellen E. Pinderhughes, Tufts University   

Distinguished Contributions to Public Policy and Practice in Child Development Award 

  • Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University Steinhardt    

Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award 

  • Alison Gopnik, University of California at Berkeley    
  • Charles A. Nelson, Harvard Medical School   

Distinguished Contributions to Mentoring of Developmental Scientists  

  • Pamela Marie Cole, Penn State University   

Early Career Research Contributions Awards 

Five scholars, selected by the SRCD Early Career Award Committee, chaired by Governing Council member Velma McBride Murry, will be recipients of this prestigious award, which is accompanied by an honorarium of $1,000 USD. The following five award recipients have strongly distinguished themselves as researchers and scholars, as evidenced through research, publications, and scholarly activities: 

  • Maria M. Arredondo, University of Texas at Austin   
  • Laura Elenbaas, Purdue University   
  • Ursula Moffitt, Wheaton College Massachusetts   
  • Santiago Morales, University of Southern California   
  • Rachel R. Romeo, University of Maryland, College Park   

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards 

The SRCD Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee, chaired by Governing Council member Stephen Russell, selected five scholars for this prestigious award, which is accompanied by a $500 USD honorarium. Selection was based on criteria that included the quality of the dissertation, publications emerging from the project, and the nominee’s current position and engagement in the field of child development research: 

  • Lior Abramson, Columbia University  
  • Meg D. Bishop, University of Maryland, College Park  
  • Pearl Han Li, Duke University   
  • Trinh Nguyen, Italian Institute of Technology in Rome  
  • Alyssa R. Palmer, University of Minnesota     

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2023 Biennial Travel Awards

Four types of travel awards are offered as a benefit for SRCD members to support attendance at the SRCD Biennial Meeting. Information about the awards is below.

General Information

  • Applicants may only apply for one travel award per Biennial
  • Applicants must be a current SRCD member when applying and by the time of the 2023 Biennial (travel awards will be distributed at the Biennial).
  • Travel awards may be used for Biennial-related expenses, as determined by the recipient. No proof of receipts is required.
  • If awarded a travel grant, recipients must book lodging through one of SRCD's contracted hotels.
  • NOTE: The Biennial Meeting Program is presented in English.

The deadline to apply for the 2023 Biennial Travel Awards has passed.

SRCD International Travel Awards

The SRCD International Travel Awards, consisting of $1,000 USD each, are offered as a benefit for SRCD members to support attendance at the SRCD Biennial Meeting. There will be ten SRCD International Travel Awards available for the 2023 Biennial.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be presenting as either a first author or a conversation roundtable participant on at least one accepted submission at the 2023 Biennial. High review ratings and/or a high number of accepted presenting roles will be given favorable consideration.
  • Applicants must be current members of SRCD. Having more than one year of membership will be given favorable consideration.
  • Applicants must be citizens of and reside in any country outside of the U.S. and Canada. Preference will be given to applicants from low and middle income countries as defined by the World Bank.

SRCD Graduate Student Travel Awards

The SRCD Graduate Student Travel Awards, consisting of $300 USD each, are offered as a benefit for SRCD members to support attendance at the SRCD Biennial Meeting. There will be 235 SRCD Graduate Student Travel Awards available for the 2023 Biennial.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be presenting as either a first author or a conversation roundtable participant on at least one accepted submission. High review ratings and/or a high number of accepted presenting roles will be given favorable consideration.
  • Applicants must be current Graduate Student members of SRCD. Having more than one year of membership will be given favorable consideration.
  • Applicants must not have received their doctoral degree by the time of the 2023 Biennial.

SRCD Early Career Travel Awards

The SRCD Early Career Travel Awards, consisting of $500 USD each, are offered as a benefit for SRCD members to support attendance at the SRCD Biennial Meeting. There will be 40 SRCD Early Career Travel Awards available for the 2023 Biennial.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be presenting as either a first author or a conversation roundtable participant on at least one accepted submission. High review ratings and/or a high number of accepted presenting roles will be given favorable consideration.
  • Applicants must be current Early Career members (i.e. received their doctoral degree after January 1, 2018) of SRCD. Having more than one year of membership will be given favorable consideration.

Neimark Student Travel Awards

The SRCD Neimark Student Travel Awards, consisting of $500 USD each with a one-year membership to SRCD, are offered as a benefit for SRCD members to support attendance at the SRCD Biennial Meeting. This award is made possible by a generous endowment from Dr. Edith D. Neimark. There will be four SRCD Neimark Student Travel Awards available for the 2023 Biennial.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be current Undergraduate or Graduate Student members of SRCD.
  • Applicants must not have received their doctoral degree by the time of the 2023 Biennial.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who will be attending their first SRCD Biennial Meeting.
  • Preference will be given to scholars who submitted to the general program, but acceptance is not a requirement.
  • Financial need is a criterion for selection.
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