Funding and Grants for Early Career Psychologists

Featured Programs

  • 2014 APA Achievement Award for Early Career Professionals
    The Committee on Early Career Psychologists is pleased to announce the achievement award program for early career members from all areas of psychology (education, practice, public interest and science) to attend the 2014 APA Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., Aug.7-10, at the Washington Convention Center.

  • National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program (NIH LRP)
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Division of Loan Repayment (DLR) administers all aspects of the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) for scientists conducting nonprofit research outside of NIH, and supports application and payment activities for the NIH Intramural Loan Repayment Programs for NIH employee researchers.

  • Scientific Awards and Funding Programs 
    Each year, the Science Directorate honors researchers, students, and departments in psychology through various awards and honors programs and publishes a monthly listing of federal funding opportunities available to researchers from all sub-disciplines of psychological science.

APA & APF Funding

  • APF Grants
    Psychology cannot thrive without nourishing our most intelligent and inquiring minds to pursue the discipline. The foundation supports a number of programs aimed at helping early career psychologists further their education in psychology.

  • APF Scholarships
    The American Psychological Foundation offers various scholarship, fellowship and grant programs to students.

  • Scholarships, Grants and Awards
    APA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships, awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare.

Magazine Articles on Funding and Grants

  • Federal grants support patient-centered outcomes research
    Patient-centered outcomes research, which collects evidence on the effectiveness, benefits and harms of various treatment strategies for medical and mental health problems.

  • Getting a piece of the action
    Training, publishing, networking and funding opportunities are starting to blossom in the field of dissemination and implementation science.

  • Grants and opportunities
    Report from the American Psychological Foundation on people receiving grants and other awards. Includes upcoming award deadlines.