Grants & Awards

Call For Early Career Professional Award for Div. 52

The ECP Awards for Div. 52 will be awarded annually. One for a U.S. based ECP and one for a non-U.S. based ECP.

Criteria and eligibility are as follows:

  • The applicant must have received the doctorate degree no more than 10 years before the application.
  • The basic criterion for the award is that the individual has made a significant contribution to the field of international psychology. This contribution may take many forms including: publications, conference presentations, grants with outcomes that further international psychology, significant honors or awards, development of an international psychology program, mentoring/advising or significant contributions in international projects that show tangible outcomes relevant to the mission of Div. 52.

Application process

  1. A cover letter describing the applicant's accomplishments and anticipated accomplishments relevant to international psychology.
  2. The applicant's current CV.
  3. Three (3) letters of support for the nominee.

Applications should be sent to: Suzana Adams, PsyD, Maria Lavooy, PhD, and Helene Fung, PhD.

Deadline: April 15, 2014; the award will be announced on June 1.

Excellence in Librarianship Award

The APA's Excellence in Librarianship Award was created to recognize an outstanding contribution to psychology and behavioral sciences librarianship. The award includes a $2,500 check and an inscribed plaque.
Deadline: April 18, 2014
Sponsor: APA

Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant

The Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant provides support for students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries. The grant includes US$5,000 to support dissertation research and a 2-year student membership to SRCD. For details and application procedures, please see Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant
Applications must be sent via email. 
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Applicants will be notified of decisions by June 30, 2014. Questions can be directed to Patrice Engle Grant. 

APA Grants for International Psychologists and Psychology Students to Attend the APA Annual Convention 

This award provides up to $500 to psychologists and psychology students based outside the U.S. and Canada, to be applied toward costs related to the APA convention (e.g., travel expenses or registration fees). 
Deadline: May 1, 2014 
Sponsor: APA Office of International Affairs 

Jeffrey S. Tanaka Memorial Dissertation Award in Psychology

An award for the most outstanding dissertation in psychology which addresses concerns relevant to populations of color. 
Deadline: May 30, 2014 
Sponsor: APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs

APA International Humanitarian Award

This APA award recognizes extraordinary humanitarian service and activism by a psychologist or a team of psychologists, including professional and/or volunteer work conducted primarily in the field with underserved populations.
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Sponsor: Committee on International Relations in Psychology

APA Travel Grants for U.S. Psychologists to Attend International Conferences

APA's Travel Grants for U.S. Psychologists to Attend International Conferences will provide funding for conference registration fees at international conferences held outside the United States and Canada. APA and APAGS members are eligible to apply. 
Deadline: July 1 and Nov. 1, 2014
Sponsor: APA Office of International Affairs

Psychology of Black Graduate Student Women Award

The Psychology of Black Women (Section I) of the APA’s Society for the Psychology of Women (Div. 35) sponsors the Graduate Student Award to recognize the work of a black woman graduate student in psychology. 
Deadline: April 5, 2015  
Sponsor: Div. 35, Section I   

Papers, Proposals & Journals
Volunteer Opportunities
Book Donation