The Awards and Scholarships Committee is always recruiting nominations for:
Please consider recognizing a deserving colleague for dedication to our field by attaching your nomination and letters of support to an e-mail and submitting to Chelsea McDowell, Awards Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST AND A SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINER OF THE YEAR
Please consider nominating a colleague for one of these awards to be presented at the Spring Conference along with the internship scholarship. Any school psychologist or school psychological examiner who is a member of MASP is eligible for nomination. The School Psychologist of the Year will also be recommended as Missouri’s candidate for NASP’s School Psychologist of the Year!
Criteria for the Missouri School Psychologist and School Psychological Examiner of the Year
Nominees who are active in district or state leadership in school psychological services and/or in MASP will be given preference. Candidates will be evaluated in terms of performance and contributions in these areas:
Nominations must include:
Four letters of support (one page each) written by individuals knowledgeable about the candidate’s capabilities. These may include teachers, parents, students, colleagues, administrators, etc. At least one of the letters must be from an individual in the candidate’s professional setting. Be sure to address the selection criteria in the letters.
MASP FALL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Three student scholarships may be awarded to worthy candidates in Missouri’s NASP or APA approved School Psychology programs the Fall Conference. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage students to complete school psychology programs and support employment of School Psychologists in Missouri public schools. Additionally, MASP hopes to increase student involvement and membership. The award money may be used for living expenses, research, conference attendance costs, or any other needs related to academic preparation as a School Psychologist.
Requirements for the MASP Student Scholarship
The deadline for the Fall Student Scholarship is two weeks prior to the MASP Fall Conference. Awards will be presented at the MASP Fall Conference.
School Psychology Intern of the Year SCHOLARSHIP
At the spring conference, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student at the intern level. Applicants for this final scholarship must be School Psychology Interns practicing in the public schools in Missouri, regardless of the location of previous training.
Requirements for the School Psychology Intern Scholarship
Please complete the submit the application two weeks prior to the collaborative conference. Awards will be presented at the Spring Collaborative Conference
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDThe purpose of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to recognize practicing or retired school psychologists or school psychological examiners who have contributed significantly to the learning of children across their careers and who have dedicated their professional lives to the advancement of MASP’s goals. The Lifetime Achievement Award may be awarded at either the Fall or Spring Conference.
Nominations must include:
Four letters of support. ONE page letters written by individuals knowledgeable about the candidate’s capabilities must be submitted. These can include teachers, parents, students, colleagues, administrators, etc. At least one of the letters must be from an individual in the candidate’s professional setting. Be sure to address the selection criteria in the letters.