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APF: June Call for Proposals – Upcoming Deadlines

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: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/brehm

F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award: $2,000

Due: June 1, 2020

$2,000 to support dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/mcguigan-dissertation

Fantz Memorial Award for Young Psychologists: $1,500

Due: June 1, 2020

$1,500 to support careers of promising young investigators conducting scientific research on perceptual-cognitive development and development of selective attention.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/fantz

Benton-Meier Scholarships: $2,000

Due: June 1, 2020

$2,000 scholarships for neuropsychology graduate students.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/benton-meier?tab=3

Joseph B. Gittler Award: $5,000

Due: June 1, 2020

$5,000 for scholarly contributions to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gittler

Div. 49 Group Psychotherapy Grant: $2,250

Due: June 1, 2020

The APF Div. 49 grants support research and scholarly works that further the advancement of group psychology and group psychotherapy.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/div-49-psychotherapy

Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement

Nominations due: June 1, 2020

More information and nomination process: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gold-medal?tab=1

The Gold Medal Awards are conferred in four categories:

1. Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology

This award recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing psychological science.

2. Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology

This award recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the application of psychology through methods, research, and/or application of psychological techniques to important practical problems.

3. Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest

This award recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to the application of psychology in the public interest.

4. Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology

This award recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of psychology through a demonstrable effect on patterns of service delivery in the profession.

Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund: $9,000

Due: June 15, 2020

$9,000 to support 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: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/clark-fund

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

Due: June 30, 2020

$2,000 to $5,000 general scholarships for graduate students in psychology.

More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/cogdop