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APA Graduate Student Research Awards Now Open!



Nominations Close September 16, 2013

The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association is managing two award programs for graduate student research in 2013.

For both awards, applications are welcome from graduate students of psychology in any research specialty area. The application deadline for both awards is Sept. 16, 2013. If you have questions, please contact the Science Directorate via email at science@apa.org or telephone at (202) 336-6000.

APA Dissertation Research Awards

The Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2013, the Science Directorate will grant up to 30 awards of $1,000 each, as well as several awards of up to $5,000 each to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.

For more details about this award, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/scidir-dissertre.aspx.

Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

The Early Graduate Student Research Awards, sponsored by the APA Science Student Council, recognize students who demonstrate outstanding research abilities early in their graduate training (i.e., within the first three years of doctoral study). Both overall research experience and specific completed research projects are considered in selecting awardees.

Up to three awards are given each year, drawn from basic science, applied science, and interdisciplinary science areas. Each Early Graduate Student Research Award is in the amount of $1,000.

For more details about the awards, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/scistucoun-earlyre.aspx.