Award in Support of Conferences and Workshops on Graduate and Postgraduate Education and Training in Psychology

These grants support conferences and workshops on graduate and postdoctoral education and training in psychology to enhance the quality of teaching and learning outcomes.

Deadline: September 1, 2014

Sponsor Board of Educational Affairs


BEA will award up to $10,000 per year in conference grants. Awards must support organizations or groups of psychologists planning conferences and workshops intended to enhance the quality of graduate and professional education. Proposals must address how the conference or workshop would lead to improvements in graduate and postgraduate training and education.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the $10,000 be given to only one organization or is it split between several winners?
    The amount given to each award winner is determined by the Board of Educational Affairs subcommittee. Typically each award winner receives a maximum of $2,000, however, in the past the subcommittee has awarded more money to exemplary proposals.
  • Are there any samples of past winners' proposals?
    Examples are included on the Past Recipients tab.
  • Can we contact APA for a consultation?
    Yes, you are allowed to contact staff for a brief consultation about the requirements of the award. Staff are not able to give instructions on how to write potential applications. This service is only to provide clarification on general questions about how to apply.
  • How soon with the winners be announced?
    Announcement for winners are to be made by Dec. 1 of each year of application deadline.

How to Apply
Past Recipients