Awards and Grants 2020: Postponed

OUR AWARDS AND GRANTS OPPORTUNITIES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION AT A LATER DATE.  The Psychology Foundation of Canada became the new home of the Canadian Psychological Association Foundation in 2015 and now administers the awards and grants programs. For more information on each award and grant, please see below:


Dr. Harvey Brooker Award

Dr. Harvey Brooker passed away in October, 2017 leaving behind a legacy teaching, mentoring and the development of psychology as a leading profession in Canada. To honour his memory and passion to help students, Dr. Brooker’s family have established an Education Fund  to support travel expenses for students at Canadian universities.

Jean and Dick Pettifor Award

The Psychology Foundation of Canada received a bequest from the Estate of Dr. Jean Pettifor to establish a scholarship fund for graduate student research.  Applications are sought to support graduate student research projects in the area of professional ethics with respect to the practice of psychology, international ethics for psychologists, or general ethics within psychology, with special focus on diversity, such as ethnicity, gender and disability. 

Dr. Bea Wickett Award

Dr. Bea Wickett would be pleased to know that her work to advance education by developing and providing programs to enhance self-esteem, address emotional needs and stresses and provide confidence-building skills can be made possible and is her gift to promoting mental health in elementary and secondary school systems.

Dr. Mary J. Wright Award

Each year the History and Philosophy Section of the Canadian Psychological Association reviews the papers presented by students at the annual CPA convention.  The adjudicators attend the talks, review and evaluate them base on a set of criteria.