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SIOP Awards and Grants Applications Closing October 15!



SIOP Awards and Grants Now Open for Applications Through October 15

Applications for SIOP Foundation research and scholarship funding programs can be submitted now through October 15, 2012.

Information regarding program focus, eligibility criteria, and submission guidelines for each of these programs can be found here. Recipients of these funds will be announced at the 28th SIOP Annual Conference in 2013 in Houston.

If you would like to submit a nomination, please
access the online nomination program

The following research, fellowship, and scholarship opportunities are available:

Small Grant Program. This program, supported by earnings from gifts to the Advancement Fund, provides funding for SIOP members in support of research-related activities that are of interest to both academicians and practitioners. The maximum size for any one grant is $7,500.

Douglas W. Bray and Ann Howard Research Grant. This research grant provides biennial funding, of up to $10,000, designed to support research on assessment center methods as well as research into the development of managers and leaders. The grant may focus on the assessment method (e.g., simulations and other techniques that rely on the observation of behavior), the content area of interest (e.g., managerial career advancement, leadership development), or preferably both.

Leslie W. Joyce and Paul W. Thayer Graduate Fellowship in I-O Psychology. The Joyce and Thayer Fellowship is designed to provide financial support to a doctoral student in I-O psychology who is specializing in training and development and/or selection and placement. The fellowship provides an annual award of $10,000. Eligible recipients may reapply for a second year of funding.

Graduate Student Scholarships (GSS). This fund provides scholarships to graduate students in I-O or related field to assist students with the costs of carrying out their dissertation work. The top rated application will receive the Lee Hakel Scholarship designation, which comes with a $3,500 award. Two additional scholarships will each be awarded $3,000.


George C. Thornton III Graduate Scholarship. The Thornton Scholarship was created by friends and colleagues in his honor to acknowledge doctoral students in I-O psychology who epitomize the scientist–practitioner model in their training, research, and practicum experiences. This scholarship comes with a $3,000 award.

Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment. In recognition of the best referred journal article or other publication that furthers public and professional understanding of individual or group assessment in the field of industrial and organizational psychology during the past year EXCEPT for the inaugural award year of 2013 when any prior publication will be eligible. This award comes with a $1500 cash prize.

If you have any questions, please contact Awards Committee Chair Leaetta Hough at Leaetta@msn.com.

We look forward to receiving your applications for the 2013 funding opportunities!