APA Dissertation Research Awards and Early Graduate Student Research Awards: Call for Applications

29 Jul 2017 8:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association is managing two award programs for graduate student research in 2017. For both awards, applications are welcome from graduate students of psychology in any research specialty area. The application deadline for the Dissertation Research Award is September 1st, 2017 and the Deadline for the Early Graduate Student Researcher Award is September 15th, 2017.

If you have questions, please contact the Science Directorate via email or by telephone at (202) 336-6000.

 APA Dissertation Research Awards

The Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2017, the Science Directorate will grant up to 30 awards of $1,000 each, as well as several awards of up to $5,000 each to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.

For more details about this award, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit the APA Dissertation Research Awards webpage.

Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

The Early Graduate Student Research Award, sponsored by the APA Science Student Council, recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding research abilities early in their graduate training (i.e., research conducted 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 Research Award is in the amount of $1,000.

For more details about the awards, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit the Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards webpage.

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