SSCP will be accepting nominations for the Outstanding SSCP Student Clinician Award starting February 2021. This award is intended to recognize outstanding graduate students who are providing exceptional contributions to the field of clinical psychology through their clinical work. SSCP encourages candidates from all underrepresented groups to apply. Winners will be selected based upon his/her interest, dedication, and exceptional performance in clinical work (see below for examples). Selected students will be featured in the Outstanding SSCP Student section of the SSCP Newsletter and receive a $100 monetary award.
Applications must be received by March 1, 2021. Notification of awards will be made in April 2021.
Eligibility: Only graduate students (including students on internship) will be considered for this round of nominations. Graduate students must be student members of SSCP. The annual student membership fee in SSCP is $15. The membership application form can be downloaded or submitted on-line at: http://sscpweb.org/Membership
How to Apply: Students may be nominated by their advisor/supervisor or self-nominate. An application link will be distributed to the SSCP student listserv in February 2021. The application should include the following:
1. A biography written by the student summarizing the student’s work as a clinician and service to the field of clinical psychology (500 words maximum).
2. The nominee's current Curriculum Vitae.
3. Letter of Recommendation from the nominee’s advisor/supervisor. The letter of recommendation should specifically speak to characteristics that make this individual stand out as an outstanding clinician. Examples include:
People who are ineligible for consideration are current Board members and those who have won this award previously.