Grants & Awards

APA Dissertation Research Awards

The Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2014, the Science Directorate will grant up to 30 awards of up to $5,000 each, to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.
Deadline: September 15, 2014 
Sponsor: APA Science Directorate

Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

The Early Graduate Student Research Awards recognize students who demonstrate outstanding research abilities early in their graduate training (i.e., within the first two years of doctoral study). Both overall research experience and specific completed research projects are considered in selecting awardees. Up to three awards are given each year, drawn from basic science, applied science and interdisciplinary science areas. Each Early Graduate Student Researcher Award is in the amount of $1,000.  
Deadline: September 15, 2014 
Sponsor: APA Science Student Council

APA Division 52 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award

The Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award is presented to the author(s) or editor(s) of a recent book that makes the greatest contribution to psychology as an international discipline and profession, or more specifically, the degree to which the book adds to our understanding of global phenomena and problems from a psychological point of view. Nominations may include authored or edited volumes in any language. All submissions must be accompanied by a two-page letter in English making a case for the book's potential contribution to global psychology. Copyright must be 2014. Nominations may not include fiction and biographies.
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2014
Sponsor: APA Division 52

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: 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   

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