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2019 AASP Taipei Successfully Ended! 13th Biennial Asian Association of Social Psychology(AASP) in Taipei  

Awards

The Michael Harris Bond Award for Early Research Contributions (Deadline is 15 April, 2019)

Michael Harris Bond has worked in Asia for almost four decades. To commemorate his many significant contributions to Asian social psychology, a group of his friends and former students have set up an endowment fund with AASP for the Michael Harris Bond Award for Early Research Contributions. One award will be given every two years. Eligibility criteria for the award are as follows:

 - The awardee can be of any nationality, but must be based in Asia (broadly defined, including Australasia) at least for the last three years.

- He/she must have obtained his/her Ph.D. within eight years from the closing date for the current round of nominations.

- He/she has made significant contributions to Asian social psychology, broadly defined as psychological research on social processes in the Asian context, of a basic and/or applied nature.

- He/she will receive a certificate for the award, as well as the sum of US $1,500 and a waiver of the registration fee to attend the forthcoming biannual conference of AASP, at which he/she will deliver a state-of-the-art lecture. The awardee must attend the conference to receive the award in Taipei.

- The awardee will be invited to write a review that summarizes his/her research contributions and their implications for future research, to be published in the Asian Journal of Social Psychology after being reviewed.

For the current award, the nomination deadline is 15 April, 2019. The awardee will be announced about a month after the deadline. He/she will receive the award at the AASP Conference in Taipei, July 11-13, 2019. Please send your nomination to AASP MH Bond Award 2019 Committee (Attn: Prof Allan Bernardo; Email: allanbibernardo@um.edu.mo), including:

 (a) the CV of the nominee,

 (b) a one-page letter of support that highlights the nominee's contributions to Asian social psychology,

 (c) digital copies of three of the most important publications of the nominee.

Self-nominations are also welcome. A committee, consisting of a past president of AASP, a past or the current editor of AJSP, and an appointed member, will deliberate and select the awardee.

Previous Winners:

 2017  Bobby Cheon (Nanyang Technological University)

 2015  Takeshi Hamamura (Curtin University)

 2013  Melody Manchi Chao (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

           Sylvia Xiaohua Chen (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 2011  Keiko Ishii (Kobe University)

           Wan Chin (Catherine) (Nanyang Technological University)

Misumi Award

Misumi Award is established jointly by the Japanese Group Dynamics Association and the Asian Association for Social Psychology in honor of Professor Jyuji Misumi, a long time president of JGDA who made great contributions to the development of social psychology in Asia. 

The award is given to the author(s) of the article in the Asian Journal of Social Psychology of which contribution to the development of social psychology in Asia is most prominent. One paper is selected for the award each year from the papers published in the previous year's volume of the Asian Journal of Social Psychology. The selection committee consists of three members of the Asian Association for Social Psychology and two members of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association.

The ceremony for granting the Award and the prize of $1,000 will takes place during the Conference.

For more information: https://asiansocialpsych.org/Awards+and+Scholarships

KS Yang Travel Award

KS Yang Travel Award History

Professor Kuo-shu Yang is the founder of indigenous Chinese psychology. He has worked his entire career promoting the development of psychology indigenous to Asia, and set up this fund through generous contributions from individuals in Taiwan.

In recognition of the huge range of conditions facing social psychologists across different countries in Asia, Professor Yang established an endowment to enable young scholars in economically developing countries to attend the AASP conference.

Hence, the KS Yang Travel Award is administered by AASP to provide financial assistance for deserving young scholars from developing countries to attend the biennual conference.

KS Yang Travel Award Grant

AASP has designated the KS Yang travel award to provide financial assistance for deserving young scholars from developing countries to attend the AASP Conference.

The AASP will provide ONE all expenses paid trip (travel, registration fees, and accommodation) to the most deserving applicant.

In addition, it may be possible that some lesser awards will be made.

How to apply for the KS Yang Travel Award

Applicants of less than 40 years of age from any developing nation are eligible.

In addition to the normal procedure of submitting an abstract for the conference, KS Yang award applicants should also supply:

  1. their Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing their publications and teaching activities,
  2. a full copy of the paper they intend to present, and
  3. a letter of recommendation from a more senior colleague.

The length of this paper should be between 4,000-6,000 words.

Email your application to 2019 AASP conference manager at aasptaipei2019@gmail.com before February 28, 2019 (Deadline).

Park Jung-heun & Jung Tae-gon Young Scholar Awards

Park Jung-heun Young Scholar Award History

The Park Jung-heun Young Scholar Award was established to provide financial travel assistance for young Asian psychologists to attend the Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology.

Jung Tae-gon Young Scholar Award supports young scholars from economically developing countries to participate in the AASP conference.

Park Jung-heun & Jung Tae-gon Award Grants

The recipients of the Young Scholar Award will receive a plaque, certificate, $500 to cover travel expenses to attend the AASP conference, and the cost of registration. The awards will be given during the biennial conference of AASP.

Park Jung-heun Young Scholar Award will be given to two young scholars from Asia.

Jung Tae-gon Young Scholar Award will be given to two young scholars from economically developing countries in Asia (excluding Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore).

How to apply for the Park Jung-heun and Jung Tae-gon Awards

Applicants should have completed or be near completion of their doctoral dissertation and should be below the age of 40. The winning papers will be considered for the AASP publication.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • a 5-page summary (1,500 words) of their dissertation or research paper to a selection committee comprising four AASP past-presidents.
  • a Curriculum Vitae
  • a letter of recommendation

Deadline for submission is January 31st, 2019.

Enquiries and/or applications should be submitted electronically to Prof. Young-Shin Park:

Young-Shin Park, Ph.D.
Inha University, Korean
E-mail: yspark@inha.ac.kr

NOTE: INDIVIDUALS MAY APPLY FOR MORE THAN ONE AWARD. HOWEVER, ONLY  ONE AWARD WILL BE GIVEN PER PERSON.

 
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