Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training Grants

The CEMRRAT small grants are intended to serve as "seed funds" to energize, empower, and support interested individuals, organizations and educational institutions committed to enhancing ethnic minority recruitment, retention and training in psychology.

Deadline: May 15, 2015

Sponsor: Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training in Psychology Task Force


The CEMRRAT2 Task Force’s established funding priorities for FY2015 are:

  • Current Initiative: Racial/Ethnic Minority Health Disparities.

  • Training: Professional Development/Linguistic Minorities.

  • Students: Undergraduate/Graduate.

  • Students: STEM. 

  • Students: Indigenous Approaches.

  • Faculty Development.

  • Monitoring & Assessment of Ethnic Minority Representation and Participation in Psychology.

Priority areas correspond to the goals and objectives outlined in the CEMRRAT Plan.

Deadline extended to May 15, 2015.


Eligible applicants for these grant funds are state psychological associations, APA divisions, departments/schools of psychology, APA boards and committees, other entities of organized psychology, and individuals. Applicants must be APA members at the time funds are awarded.

How to Apply

Unlike the process of rolling submissions used in the past, all proposals must be received by the APA Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA) on or before May 15, 2015.

Past Recipients