Alberti Center Early Career Award

Alberti Center Awards

Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Bullying Abuse Prevention
Application Deadline: July 14, 2017, 11:59 p.m. ET

The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York is pleased to announce an early career award competition in support of its mission to reduce bullying abuse in schools and in the community by contributing knowledge and providing evidence-based tools to effectively change the language, attitudes, and behaviors of educators, parents, students, and society.

This award will recognize an individual who has made exemplary scholarly contributions to the field of bullying abuse prevention and conducted research that has the potential to influence practice and policy.


Applications are invited from early career professionals (no more than seven years from receiving doctoral degree) from psychology, education or a related field who work in an accredited college or university setting.


The recipient of this award will receive a plaque and $1,000.

Selection Procedure

A review committee coordinated by the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will evaluate the applications. Applicants will be notified of the decision by early September 2017. The recipient may be asked to present at an Alberti Center event and to serve on the review committee for future award recipients.

Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted by July 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET and must include the following (single-spaced typed using 12-point font with 1-inch margins):

  • Cover letter (no more than 1 page) summarizing exemplary contributions to effectively reducing bullying abuse
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of support from individuals familiar with specific professional contributions
  • Optional: maximum of two supporting documents (e.g., publication reprint, program evaluation report)

Use the "Submit an Entry" button to submit your application and documents using our online form. (Letters of support can also be sent directly to from the person writing it.)

Submit an Entry

Questions? Contact us at or 716-645-1532.