Funding & Grants

Resources for Writing Successful Funding Applications

Presenting an effective funding application or proposal can be a challenge. The following funding presentations were given at the APA Convention and contain valuable information for putting together a solid funding application.

APA Awards

The APA Science Directorate assists psychology graduate students each year through its awards program. The Directorate offers three awards:

APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships

In addition to its own awards program, the Directorate administers the APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships, sponsored by the American Psychological Foundation (APF) in cooperation with the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP). This scholarship program includes the Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship of $3,000, the Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship of $2,000 and several additional scholarships of $1,000 each.

Government Grants

Grants from APA Divisions

Academic Societies

Other Funding Sources