Conference Awards

Diversity Awards

The Cognitive Development Society, with support from NSF, is accepting applications for the 2017 Diversity Travel Awards. The CDS Diversity Travel Award will provide up to $600 to each winner to help defray the cost of airfare, hotel, and meals during CDS 2017 in Portland.

Award winners will be paired with a mentor during the conference and the award includes a mentor-mentee breakfast on the first day of the conference, as well as a reception with the current and previous award winners.

Kindly complete the application form by clicking the button below no later than August 3rd for consideration.

Please note that your diversity status is a required field in order to be considered for the award.

All information submitted will be kept confidential but shared amongst the awards committee during the review process.

Deadline is August 3, 2017 at midnight Pacific Daylight Time

 

International Young Scholar Awards

The Cognitive Development Society, with support from the Jacobs Foundation, is accepting applications for the 2017 International Young Scholars Awards.  The CDS International Young Scholars Award will provide financial support to international young scholars to help defray the cost of airfare, hotel and meals during CDS 2017 in Portland.

Award winners will be paired with a mentor whose research interests are close to their own.

Kindly complete the application form by clicking the button below no later than August 3rd for consideration.

Please note that this award is only open to students who are studying at institutions outside of Canada or the United States of America with preference being given to scholars from developing nations as defined by the World Bank criteria.

Other Criteria:

  • The young scholar must be a doctoral student or early stage investigator within 7 years post PhD.
  • The scholar must be an author on an accepted symposium presentation, individual oral or poster accepted for presentation at the meeting.  Priority will be given to applicants who are the presenting author.
  • The scholar must have demonstrated need, with limited funds available to fund travel to conferences.

All information submitted will be kept confidential but shared amongst the awards committee during the review process.

Deadline is August 3, 2017 at midnight Pacific Daylight Time

Steve Reznick Early Career Award

The Cognitive Development Society invites nominations for the first Steve Reznick Early Career Award. This award recognizes a young scholar who has made outstanding research contributions to the study of cognitive development, and who shows continued promise to be a leader in the field.

Nominees must be a member of the Cognitive Development Society. Nominees must be within 10 years of receiving their PhD (or similar terminal credential). This award recognizes excellence in the study of cognitive development, broadly defined.

Guidelines for Nomination:

Nominations are due May 15, 2017 and should include:

  1. A brief  (3-5 page) letter of nomination describing the significance of the nominee’s research and citing evidence of continued prominence;
  2. Three letters of support; and
  3. Copies of 2 representative publications.

All nominations must be submitted in PDF format via email. Please include all documents noted above in a single PDF file. Nominations are now closed.

The award recipient will be announced at the meetings of the Cognitive Development Society in October, 2017.

The Steve Reznick Early Career Award is a monetary award supported by the Jacobs Foundation and the Cognitive Development Society.

Past Recipients

For past Cognitive Development Society award recipients, please visit our Awards page.