Foundation News

APF is offering up to $20,000 for projects that seek to eliminate hate crimes and prejudice. APF strongly encourages programs with a strong foundation in research and those that have, or show promise for, broad-based community support.

Graduate Research Scholarships Available

For additional information, contact Idalia Ramos, Program Director, at (+1/202) 336-5814 or via Email. 

Apply for Reproductive Behavior/Population Studies Grants

APF is accepting applications for the 2008 APF/COGDOP graduate research scholarships. Scholarships available include the $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship, the $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship, and eleven $1,000 scholarships.

Students should contact their psychology department to inquire about the nomination process.

For additional information, visit www.apa.org/apf/cogdop.html. The deadline is June 16.

Funding Available for Innovative Research and Programs

APF’s Visionary grants and Raymond and Rosalee Weiss Innovative Research and Programs Grant offer $5,000 and $10,000 respectively for research and programs in the following areas:

  • Finding connections between mental and physical health to ensure well-being;

  • Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world; and

  • Supporting the sustained rebuilding of communities in the aftermath of disaster.

Proposals for $5,000 are considered quarterly, the next deadline is July 1. The deadline for proposals for $10,000 is June 1.

Introducing the First Annual Gittler Award

The new Joseph B. Gittler Award offers $10,000 for the most scholarly contribution to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge. Scholars and graduate students are invited to apply. Self nominations are welcome.

The deadline is June 1. For more information, visit www.apa.org/apf/gittler.html.

Combating Hate Crimes

APF is offering up to $20,000 for projects that seek to eliminate hate crimes and prejudice. APF strongly encourages programs with a strong foundation in research and those that have, or show promise for, broad-based community support.

The deadline is June 1.

Healing After Disasters

APF will offer a grant to up to $10,000 for programs that use psychology to help people who are the victims of disasters or crises. APF supports programs that target the emotional and psychological needs of people and communities as they strive to recover and rebuild in the wake of a disaster. For more information, visit APFs Web page. The deadline is July 1.

Funding for Neuropsychology Graduate Students

APF seeks applications for its two $2,500 Benton-Meier Scholarships in neuropsychology. Applicants must show a record of achievement that will lead to a promising career.

The deadline is June 1.

For more information, visit APFs Web page.

Funding Available for Counseling Psychology Programs

Each year, APF and the Society of Counseling Psychology (Div. 17) provide up to $5,000 in grants to support not-for-profit activities that enhance the science and practice of counseling psychology. Applicants must be members of Div. 17. The next deadline is September 1. For more information, visit www.apa.org/apf/counseling.html.

Apply for Mental Illness Dissertation Award

Applications are being accepted for the 2008 $3,000 Todd E. Husted Award, which recognizes an individual whose dissertation shows potential to help improve mental health services for those with severe and persistent mental illness. The deadline for applications is September 15.

For more information on any funding opportunity, contact Idalia Ramos, APF Program Director, at (+1/202) 336-5814 or via Email.