The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) seeks applications for its 2007 scholarships, grants and awards, which recognize students and those who support them for excellence in several areas such as working with underserved populations or researching diversity.
To be eligible to apply or nominate a candidate, graduate students must be enrolled in good standing at least part time at a regionally accredited university. Applications and nominations are due May 15, unless otherwise noted. For application instructions and submission guidelines, visit the Scholarship and Awards pages.
The 2007 awards are:The David Pilon Scholarship for Training in Professional Psychology, a $1,000 scholarship to support training and education in professional practice.
The Ellin Bloch and Pierre Ritchie Honorary Scholarship, a $1,000 prize that honors research on a social issue or underrepresented group in psychology. The 2007 topic is "Balancing Professional and Personal Life."
The Larry J. Bass Jr. Memorial Scholarship Award, a $1,000 scholarship for research on the regulation of psychology, such as analysis of the impact of prescription privileges on the practice and regulation of psychology.
The Scott Mesh Honorary Scholarship for Research in Psychology, a $1,000 prize for dissertation research in any field of psychology.
The Raymond D. Fowler Award, which honors a psychologist who has made an outstanding contribution to students' professional development.
The Department of the Year Award, a $1,000 prize that honors a graduate psychology department for excellence in meeting students' needs.
The Diversity Dissertation Scholarship, a $1,000 prize to support a dissertation concerning issues of diversity.
APAGS-LGBT Dissertation Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship that encourages outstanding research in the area of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) concerns.
APAGS Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns Grant Program, a $500 grant for a project that promotes training and educational experiences in LGBT practice.
The Nancy B. Forest and L. Michael Honaker Master's Scholarship for Research in Psychology, a $1,000 award for thesis research at the master's level in any field of psychology.
The Kenneth and Mamie Clark Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Ethnic Minority Graduate Students, which honors an ethnic-minority psychologist for contributions to the academic and professional development of minority students.
The APAGS Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs Grant Program, which offers several $500 grants to support projects on recruiting, retaining and/or enhancing the training of ethnic-minority graduate students. Deadlines are July 1 for fall and December 1 for spring grants.
The APA Board of Professional Affairs/APAGS Award for Distinguished Professional Contribution by a Graduate Student, a $1,000 prize that honors a graduate student for his or her work with an underserved population. The award offers free travel to APA's 2007 Annual Convention in San Francisco. The application deadline is June 1.