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American Psychological Foundation: Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

American Psychological Foundation (APF)

Scholarships:

APF Graduate Student Scholarships/ ‘COGDOP’: $5,000

Due: June 30, 2020
$2,000 to $5,000 general scholarships for graduate students in psychology. Applicants must be attending an institution that is a member of COGDOP.
More information.

Sharon Stephens Brehm Undergraduate Psychology Scholarships: $5,000

Due July 1, 2020
APF’s only undergraduate program. The Brehm Undergraduate Scholarship Program will provide assistance to students majoring in psychology with demonstrated financial need. International students and students who are undocumented are welcome to apply.
Eligibility:

  1. Be an undergraduate student majoring in psychology at an accredited college or university.
  2. Be enrolled as a declared psychology major for the upcoming fall 2020 semester*.
  3. Have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA
  4. Demonstrate financial need (typically the FAFSA, but accommodations can be made)

*Funding will be available to recipients for the spring 2021 semester.
More information.

Grants:

Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund (for Graduate Students): $9,000

Due: June 15, 2020
$9,000 to support a graduate student’s research and demonstration activities that promote the understanding of the relationship between self-identity and academic achievement with an emphasis on children in grade levels K-8.
More information.

Marian R. Stuart Grant: $20,000

Due: July 1, 2020
Up to $20,000 to further the research, practice, or education of an early career psychologist on the connection between mental and physical health, particularly for work that contributes to public health.
More information.

Apply online for all programs.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Other questions? Email APF’s program coordinator, Julia, at jwatson@apa.org.