2018 Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award

Announcement: We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018 Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award


This year, the award is sponsored by the Society for Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association (SfHP), the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM), the American Psychosomatic Society (APS), and the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM). The purpose of the award is to facilitate a minimum of one week visit to an international laboratory or research group under the guidance of an identified international mentor. The proposed visit will be based on aims to pursue a specific research project or a specific program development project in the areas of health research, clinical behavioral health, or health promotion. The applicant will receive $3,000 USD to offset costs of travel and accommodations to visit the lab of an international mentor. Four awards will be competitively granted each year. Applicants can be trainees or early career professionals within 5 years of completing their terminal degree. 

Applications are due soon: May 1, 2018

Applicants will be notified via email by Health and Behavior International Collaborative Committee by June 1, 2018, regarding the outcome of their applications. For more information about the award and instructions for applying, please see the attached application or contact

Note: A representative of the HBIC Award will be available to answer questions about the current or anticipated HBIC award during the 2018 meetings of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and American Psychosomatic Society.  Please let us know at least two weeks in advance so we can make arrangements by emailing

Click here for more information, to download the application form and read about past winners!

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