Henry Hecaen Award


The American Psychological Foundation, in conjunction with the APA Division of Clinical Neuropsychology, seeks applications for the H‚caen Award. The award is a gift from Arthur Benton in the name of Henry H‚caen, a French neurologist, who was instrumental in the founding and development of neuropsychology as a science.

The award consists of a 1-year grant of $2,500, which will be made annually for the next 10 years, and is available to graduate students working in the area of neuropsychology. The award seeks to identify a graduate student who shows great promise or achievement in his or her graduate studies, as signified by scholarly or research activity.

Students desiring to compete for this award should submit a letter documenting their scholarly or research accomplishments. In addition, students should explain their need for this financial award and for what purpose it will be used. This letter should be cosigned by the student's faculty mentor or director of training after he or she has certified the accuracy of the student's presented information. This letter and supporting materials (e.g., a copy of the cited scholarly or research work) should be sent to the American Psychological Foundation, Attention: H‚caen Award, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. All applications must be received by June 1, 1995.




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