Resources for Graduate Students of LGBT Psychology

APAGS Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (APAGS-CSOGD)

Research Grants and Scholarships

  • Malyon-Smith Scholarship Award annually awards up to $1,000 to selected graduate students in psychology to advance research in the psychology of sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award annually awards up to $1,000 per award to selected graduate students to advance research on the psychology of bisexuality.

  • Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Div. 44 Student Travel Award encourages greater participation in Division 44 annual convention activities by LGBT students of color. Download application form (PDF, 72KB).

  • Distingiushed Student Contribution Division 44 offers this award to a graduate student in psychology who has made a distinguished contribution to research or practice, or who has performed exceptional service to the division.

  • Joint APA Ethics and Div. 44 Student Travel Award for NMCS the award promotes greater participation of LGBT graduate students of color in the National Multicultural Conference and Summit (NMCS) and encourages exploration of ethical issues that may arise in research, teaching, consultation and clinical work with LGBT people of color.

  • Wayne F. Placek Award encourages scientific research to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality and to alleviate the stress that gay men and lesbians experience.

  • Roy Schrivner Research Small Grant Award supports empirical research focused on lesbian, gay and bisexual family psychology and family therapy.

  • APAGS-CSOGD Grant Program
    This grant is for a project that promotes training and educational experiences in LGBT practice.

  • APAGS LGBT Dissertation Grant
    APAGS annually awards a $1,000 grant to a student who demonstrates outstanding promise as a researcher as evidenced by a research proposal addressing the unique concerns facing LGBT individuals.