Resources for Graduate Students of LGBT Psychology
Graduate Faculty in Psychology Interested in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues 2009 Survey Results
In spring 2009, the APA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Concerns Office conducted a survey of chairpersons of graduate programs in psychology to gather information about graduate faculty in psychology interested in lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender issues.
Tips for Getting Into Graduate School: So you want to study LGBT psychology. Here's some advice from two professors.
Psychology Today, Nov. 2, 2012
by Brian Mustanski, PhD
GLBT Alliance in Social and Personality Psychology (GASP) Measures
"One-stop-shop" for researchers seeking measures designed for lesbian, gay and bisexual issues or populations.
This website serves as a no-cost, open-access clearinghouse for the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data and measures.
State Resource Map
Find state-specific research on issues such as LGBT demographics, marriage, parenting, and workplace issues.
American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)
APAGS Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns (CLGBTC) represents and advocates for the unique concerns and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in psychology.
Training Videos on Gender and Sexual Minority Issues: APAGS, through its Committee on LGBT Concerns, produces short training videos on topics that frequently arise for garduate students related to LGBT topics.
APA Listservs for Students is a forum for students to discuss issues relevant to LGBT concerns in psychology.
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 Division 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 Division 44 Student Travel Award for NMSS 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.