ARPH PhD Award

Award for the best Phd Thesis

The Association for Researchers in Psychology & Health (ARPH) annually sponsors an award for best PhD thesis. The purpose of this award is to encourage young researchers who have uniquely contributed to the field of psychology and health. The winner will receive a certificate and a prize of 100 euros.

General conditions

  • Candidates must have obtained (or will obtain) their PhD degree in the calendar year 2020.
  • Candidates should be member of ARPH (or have applied to become member before the submission deadline).
  • The winner of the award will attend the ARPH conference 2021 and will give a presentation about the PhD thesis at the conference (on January 28-29th, 2021).


Candidates must submit an electronic version of their PhD thesis to the chair of the committee: Dr. Paula Mommersteeg ( before November 29th, 2020. Only PhD theses written in English are eligible. By their participation, the candidates accept the general conditions of the award. The winning candidate will be notified by the jury before January 17th 2021.