International grants and awards

Three grants/awards have upcoming deadlines in the APA Office of International Affairs

The International Conference Registration Grant, funded by APA's Office of International Affairs, provides up to $400 for reimbursement of registration fees for international psychology conferences. APA and APAGS members based in the U.S. are eligible to apply.  Major international conferences in 2012 include the 30th International Congress of Psychology in Cape Town. For more information, visit the webpage.
Deadlines for 2012 are June 1 and December 1. 

The International Scientific Meeting Support Fund provides support for scientific psychology meetings that foster the exchange of knowledge among psychologists across the world. Funds may be used to support any of the following activities associated with scientific meetings: 

  • scientific meeting organizing expenses (e.g., printing, postage, supplies) 

  • scholarships for travel and/or registration for targeted groups (e.g., students, special speakers, presenters from a transitional or a developing country) 

  • support for special events associated with a scientific meeting (e.g., historical exhibits) 

  • social or cultural events associated with a meeting 

  • funds may be used to support planning activities in years prior to the conference year

For a complete program description, eligibility criteria, and application instructions, visit the webpage.
Deadline: March 1, 2012 

The National Psychology Organization Small Grants for Program Development Award, funded by APA's Committee on International Relations in Psychology, provides up to $5,000 annually for organizations in developing or low-income countries or associations that broadly represent psychologists in their country or region. The award will support an educational or training program or directly support the growth of the international association. For more information, visit the webpage.
Deadlines: March 1, 2012 and September 1, 2012 


Contact for all awards:  Sally Leverty, APA Office of International Affairs