Convention Scholarship Committee

Sunday, November 19, 2023
Category: Deadlines

Committee Objectives

SPA supports conference travel for students, international students, early career professionals, international early career professionals, and members from diverse backgrounds. The Conference Scholarship Subcommittee will review applications and make funding recommendations for the conference travel grant program. This subcommittee will assist the SPA Board of Directors in ensuring that SPA is meeting the needs of its members through conference travel support.  


Committee Member Representation and Qualifications

As a whole, the committee would be comprised of SPA members that:

  • Represent global society membership.
  • Represent student, early career, as well as mid/late career members, and both clinical and academic professionals.
  • Be committed to ensuring the advancement of the SPA Strategic Framework, in particular advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within Personality Assessment.


Estimated Time Commitment and Meeting Format

This is a one-time volunteer experience for the 2023 year, with scholarship applications due the end of November and a short turnaround of having the scholarships reviewed by mid-December. The amount of work will depend on the number of applications, but overall, this volunteer commitment should take no more than a few hours the first two weeks of December. 

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