Student Research Awards 2019

The Fred Long Award for Research Excellence

The inaugural Fred Long Award for Research Excellence honours the decades of service to our Singapore community by our Founder President and Honorary Fellow of the Singapore Psychological Society.

A Clinical Psychologist by training, Adj A/P Fred Long served 34 years at the Woodbridge Hospital & Institute of Mental Health and headed the Government Psychological Service from 1984 until his retirement from Civil Service. For his dedication to the Singapore Public Service, he was conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 1985 and Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2000.

We are delighted to have Adj A/P Fred Long join us and present this award in his name to the deserving winner.


Information for Submission:


  1. Polytechnic Diploma (Group)
  2. Undergraduate (includes Honours and Graduate Diploma) (Individual)
  3. Postgraduate (i.e, Masters) (Individual)

Word count criteria (+/-10%): 1. 3,000 words max; 2. & 3. 5,000 words max.

Please note due date for submission of abstract and paper is 31 August, 2019. Please ensure that all submissions are in APA format.

The Fred Long Award for Research Excellence will be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel, according to criteria specified by the Honoree.


Please direct all submissions to with the subject title:

[SRA (category of submission)] (first author name)


SRA DIP Faith Hope

SRA UG Daniel Tan

SRA PG Alice Ong


*Do note that payment is not required for the submission of entries, but entrants must be present at the SPS Kudos and Connections 2019 to be eligible for an award.


Click on the poster below to find out more about SPS Kudos and Connections 2019!



Do not hesitate to contact us for further enquiries. We look forward to receiving all your submissions!


  • Student Research Awards 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Venue:   James Cook University

James Cook University, 149 Sims Drive, Singapore, 387380, Singapore