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James McKeen Cattell Fund
over half a century, the James McKeen Cattell Fund has provided support for the
science and the application of psychology. The Fund offers a program of supplementary
sabbatical awards ("James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships"). These awards
supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipients' home institutions,
to allow an extension of leave-time from one to two semesters. Information on
the history of the fund, as well as application materials, requirements for award
eligibility, and a list of previous recipients are available on this site. See
topics listed in the left hand column.
Past recipients of the Cattell Sabbatical Awards are posted at (http://
We congratulate the 2016-2017 recipients of the Cattell Sabbatical Awards:
Barbara Fredrickson - Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Aaron Benjamin - University of Illinois
Rachel Barr - Georgetown University
For a full list of past recipients see (http://www.cattell.duke.edu/cattrecip.html).
The deadline for applications for the 2017-2018 awards is January 15, 2017.
Your application and letters of recommendation must be submitted via our on-line portal.
If you run into technical problems, please contact Christopher Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Peter A. Ornstein, Managing Trustee
Christina L. Williams, Secretary-Treasurer
Robert W. Levenson
New York City
We are pleased to announce that the Cattell Sabbatical Award Fund has formed an alliance with the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Cattell Sabbatical Awardees will be announced annually at the APS Spring Meeting and a profile of each awardee will be published in the APS Observer.
c/o Christina L. Williams, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
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