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FPSP, in collaboration with SAGE Publications, is pleased to award the SAGE Young Scholars Awards. These awards recognize outstanding young researchers in personality and social psychology. The awardees will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes. Five awards are presented each year to young scholars representative of the broad spectrum of personality and social psychology research areas. .

2016 SAGE Young Scholars Award Winners:
  • Wiebke Bleidorn, University of California, Davis
  • Jonathan Freeman, New York University
  • Ulrich Orth, University of Bern
  • Cheryl Wakslak, University of Southern California
  • Adam Waytz, Northwestern University

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
  • Candidates must be between 3 to 7 years into their first academic faculty position (but not including post-doctoral training) by October of the year in which they are nominated. Previous winners may not be renominated.
     
  • Candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in social and/or personality psychology (broadly defined), conducting research that places them at the forefront of their peers. Criteria include innovation, creativity, and potential to make a significant impact on the field.


Call for Nominations: 2016 SAGE Awards (Closed)

The call for nominations for the 2016 Sage Young Scholar Awards has been issued. The web-based application should be completed by September 15, 2015.


Application Requirements

Application packages consist of a 2-page research statement and current curriculum vita. The research statement should describe the candidate's current and future research plans, highlighting the work's creativity and potential impact on the field. Applicants should also include a statement regarding how the Sage Junior Scholar Award would encourage their development as a future leader of the field.


Selection Process

Award winners will be chosen by a subcommittee of the Board of the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc.


Inquiries and Submission Information

Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by others.

Past Winners

2015:
  • Clayton Critcher
  • Emily Impett
  • Nicholas Rule
  • Jenessa Shapiro
  • Jay Van Bavel

2014:
  • Paul Eastwick
  • Jochen Gebauer
  • Edward Lemay
  • Kristina Olson
  • Tessa West

2013:
  • Joan Chiao
  • Wilhelm Hoffman
  • Ethan Kross
  • Elizabeth Paluck
  • Greg Walton

2012:
  • Colin DeYoung
  • Naomi Eisenberger
  • Vladas Griskevicius
  • Mark J. Landau
  • Michael I. Norton

2011:
  • Emily Balcetis
  • C. Nathan DeWall
  • Kentaro Fujita
  • Omri Gillath
  • Jason P. Mitchell
  • Simine Vazire

2010:
  • Reginald Adams
  • William Cunningham
  • Sally Dickerson
  • Grainne Fitzsimmons
  • Aaron Kay

2009:
  • David Amodio
  • Wendy Berry Mendes
  • Cheryl Kaiser
  • Kurt Hugenberg
  • David Sherman
  • Alexander Todorov

2008:
  • Eli Finkel
  • Virginia Kwan
  • Jon Maner
  • B. Keith Payne
  • Kathleen Vohs