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The American Psychological Foundation and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) are accepting applications for the Henry Hécaen and Manfred Meier Neuropsychology scholarships.

Hécaen and Meier Neuropsychology Scholarship - Deadline June 2005

The American Psychological Foundation and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) are accepting applications for the Henry Hécaen and Manfred Meier Neuropsychology scholarships. Both annual scholarships are one-year, $2,500 grants. The scholarships seek two graduate students whose scholarly or research graduate activities in neuropsychology show great promise or achievement.

To apply, students should submit a letter that documents their scholarly or research accomplishments and explains their need for this financial award and how it will be used. The letter should be co-signed by their faculty mentor or director of training to certify its accuracy. Send seven copies of the letter and any supporting materials to: Hécaen and Meier Scholarships, American Psychological Foundation, at the APA address. All applications must be received by June 1, 2005.

Both scholarships are made possible through major gifts from Arthur Benton, Ph.D., in honor of two esteemed neuropsychology colleagues.

Innovative Research and Programs Grant - Deadline April 15

The American Psychological Foundation Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant deadline is April 15, 2005. This up to $10,000 grant will be given to a doctoral level psychologist conducting innovative research or implementing a research-based program in psychology. The research or program must support APF’s overall mission to advance the science and practice of psychology for the understanding of behavior and benefit of human welfare. Preference will be given to APF’s priority issues of violence prevention and the relationship between mental and physical health.

Applicants must have a strong record of productivity within the area of proposed research or programmatic activity. Special consideration will be given to psychological research or programs that demonstrate innovation and show promise of becoming self supporting or leading to external funding. Programs must be research-based. Recipients must submit a final report within one year of completing the project.

Application must be submitted to APF electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format. For the complete RFP or for more information on the application process, contact APF via Email or visit the APF website