Funding & Grants
Resources for Writing Successful Funding Applications
Presenting an effective funding application or proposal can be a challenge. The Science Student Council has written and compiled the following resources to provide help with the process.
- Applying for fellowships in graduate school: Supporting you and your research
Tips for writing successful fellowship applications.
(Psychological Science Agenda, Sept. 2014)
- Graduate student funding: How to find and apply for grants and awards
Take a systematic approach and be persistent.
(Psychological Science Agenda, Nov. 2013)
- External Research Funding Sources for Graduate Students
With universities cutting research budgets, students are seeking funding from these and other sources of external funding.
(Psychological Science Agenda, Nov. 2009)
APF Graduate Student Scholarships
In addition to its own awards program, the Science Directorate administers the APF Graduate Student Scholarships, sponsored by the American Psychological Foundation (APF) in cooperation with the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP). Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. APF also supports a number of programs aimed at helping graduate students further their education in psychology.
Grants from APA Divisions
- American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) (APA Div. 41)
- The Hyde Graduate Student Research Grants (APA Div. 35: The Psychology of Women)
- The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) (APA Div. 12, Section 3)
- Society of Pediatric Psychology Routh Student Research Grant (APA Div. 12, Section 5)
Other Funding Sources
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