Each year, AAMFT and the Research & Education Foundation honors individuals for their unique contributions to MFT research and practice. We invite you to nominate or apply for the awards starting September 1, 2021!
All nominations and applications are submitted online. The deadline for submitting applications for the AAMFT and Foundation 2022 Awards is December 15, 2021. In order to learn more about each award and it qualifications please visit AAMFT Awards or the Foundation website . Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]!
The Foundation has historically partnered with AAMFT and academic communities to identify grantmaking opportunities for emerging researchers, trainers and educators, and innovative contributors who benefit the field through their work. Through modest resources, the Foundation has supported hundreds of deserving professionals through various grants and awards. The Foundation’s contributions to the advancement of research through financial awards illustrate its past success and promise for the future.
Visit our website to view other Foundation award winners and make your contribution , so the Foundation can continue doing this important work!
2021 AAMFT and Foundation Award Winners
The 2021 Awards Committee received many thoughtful and inspiring nominations that highlight the important work being done by AAMFT members to advance the profession of marriage and family therapy. We thank the Committee, chaired by Dr. Amanda G. Szarzynski and comprised of Dr. Sarah E. Lyon and Dr. Darren D. Moore, for reviewing these nominees and selecting our winners.
Mary Nedela – Virginia Tech
Kwin Willis – Brigham Young University
Jessica Simpson – Virginia Tech
Graduate Student Research Award
Sapna Srivastava – Florida State University
Marissa Mosley – Florida State University
Diversity Scholarship for Emerging Leaders
Starlin Astacio – Antioch University
Lindsey Washington – California State University, Dominquez Hills