American Psychological Foundation Awards for U.S. Graduate Students

Each year, up to 16 scholarship awards available supported by APF – American Psychological Foundation. Those scholarship is exclusively open to students who are currently enrolled at master or doctoral level in Psychological studies. Successful applicants will receive award amounting $1,000 – $5,000 depending on the type of scholarship they have. The application deadline is 30 June each year.

Scholarship Description
The American Psychological Foundation annually offers a number of scholarships for graduate student research. Please note, the nominees of those scholarship awards must be currently enrolled in the graduate program at the time grants are awarded.

Award Value
The amount of each awards as follow:

  • $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship
  • $5,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship
  • $5,000 Charles and Carol Spielberger Scholarship
  • $5,000 Peter and Malina James & Dr. Louis P. James Legacy Scholarship
  • $3,000 APA 125th Anniversary Scholarship
  • $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship
  • $2,500 William C. Howell Scholarship
  • $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship
  • $1,000 Raymond K. Mulhern Scholarship
  • $1,000 Dr. Judy Kuriansky Scholarship
  • 12 additional $1,000 scholarships

Level and Area of Studies
Master and Doctoral level in Psychological studies.

Place of Study
In the United States of America

Eligibility and Criteria
The major criteria are related to the research proposal. Proposals will be rated on the description of the context for the research (a brief literature review), the clarity and comprehensibility of the research question, the appropriateness of the research design, the general importance (theoretical, applied) of the research and the use of requested funds (with preference given for funds to actually conduct the research as opposed to tuition, travel, books and journals). Secondary criteria are related to the student’s background, including previous publications or presentations at conferences, awards won at the student’s institution, the letter of recommendations from the major advisor, breadth of courses taken and grades in courses.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.S. students are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline
30 June every year.

Website and Application Link

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