Awards

Selected grants, scholarships, awards, and honours

2015
Police & Science research grant (€75,000)
Vredeveldt, A., Kesteloo, L., & Van Koppen, P.J. (2015). Waarheidsvinding en gezamenlijk opgestelde processen-verbaal. [Truth-finding and collaboratively constructed police reports].
 

2013
Branco Weiss Fellowship, Society in Science (CHF 500,000)
Awarded to “exceptionally qualified researchers willing to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline”.

Humanities Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (ZAR 150,000)
Awarded for postdoctoral research at the University of Cape Town
 

2012
High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group research grant ($100,572)
Vredeveldt, A., Tredoux, C.G., & Labuschagne, G.N. (2012). The effectiveness and feasibility of the Eye-Closure Interview in the South African Police Service.

British Psychological Society (BPS) Social Psychology Section PhD award (£200)
Awarded for outstanding research derived from a doctoral thesis in social psychology

A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (ZAR 150,000)
Awarded for postdoctoral research at the University of Cape Town
 

2011
American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) Dissertation Award: First Place ($1,000)
Awarded for scientific research and scholarship relevant to psychology and law

York Alumni magazine article on “best and brightest” graduates
Selected by the Head of the Department of Psychology at University of York to feature in a special report on the most outstanding students graduating in 2011.
 

2010
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Grant ($3,000)
Awarded for a research visit to John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

The York Award: Researchers
Awarded for outstanding engagement in personal and professional development activities

Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award 2009/2010 (£500)
Awarded for my “thoughtful approach to learning and teaching, attention to the range of students’ learning needs, and support for other postgraduates who teach”

2009
Departmental studentship (£29,120)
Awarded for two years of postgraduate study by the Department of Psychology at the University of York

VSB Foundation scholarship (€10,000)
Awarded for postgraduate study abroad by the VSB Foundation in the Netherlands
 

2008
Top 3% award (€1,538)
Awarded to the best 3% of Masters students at Maastricht University
 

2007
UCAA Alumni Award
Awarded for the combination of social involvement and academic excellence by the University College Alumni Association
 

2003
International Award for Young People (Silver)
Awarded for the combination of voluntary services, personal development of new skills, physical recreation, and an adventurous journey