Posted 05.06.2015 | by AMRA


This award program encourages the development of strong research and teaching in mindfulness. Awards of $500 are used to recognize promising individuals through a competitive application, review, and selection process.

An important and integral component of the American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) is to support and recognize the career development of promising mindfulness researchers and teachers. The ultimate goal is to strengthen the fields of mindfulness research and practice.

Award preference is given to early career mindfulness researchers and teachers who show a commitment to a career in mindfulness research and/or teaching and who show high promise for displaying expertise in the future.

For more information about the application process and to apply, go to


How can I sponsor an AMRA Professional Development Award?

You can play an important role in the development of our future leaders in mindfulness research and teaching by becoming a sponsor. Sponsors can contribute by making a gift to the AMRA Professional Development Award. Gifts can be made in increments of $100 or $500 USD. Sponsorship gifts can be made online or by check at Email any questions to Indicate “AMRA Development Award” on correspondences so funds are applied to the program. Sponsor names will be included on the AMRA website to acknowledge their support.