Candidates' Council Psychoanalytic Paper Prize

The Candidates' Council Psychoanalytic Paper Prize, based on peer review, is awarded annually to the Candidate Member, who submits the most outstanding paper on a psychoanalytic subject. The winning author will present his/her paper at APsaA's National Meeting in New York (winter) and the semi-finalist will present his/her paper at the Annual Meeting (summer). The winner is also required to present his/her paper at a local venue. The winner and semi-finalist may submit their papers for review by JAPA, and if accepted, the paper will be published as the winner or semi-finalist of the Candidates' Council Paper Prize. 

Sponsor

The Candidates' Council of the American Psychoanalytic Association

Eligibility Criteria

Manuscripts must be submitted by a candidate member and must be unpublished and cannot have been submitted for publication, although it can be based on a paper that was presented at professional meetings. Each manuscript must conform to the preparation of manuscripts guidelines outlined by JAPA, with the exception that the length should not exceed 30 double-spaced, typed pages.

Candidate members' who have recently graduated are eligible to submit a paper for the award during the year following their graduation.

Submit two copies in Word, one copy must include the author’s name, email address, address, phone number, and institute affiliation, the author’s name and contact information must be omitted from the second copy. Submissions should be emailed to Holly Crisp, M.D. no later than August 1.

Award

A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the winner and $500 will be awarded to the semi-finalist.

View past prize winners.

Contact

Holly Crisp, M.D.