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SIOP Foundation Funding Opportunities Now Open



The SIOP Foundation is now accepting applications for the following funding opportunities:

  • Small Grant Program. Provides a pool of $25,000 in funding for SIOP members in support of research-related activities that are of interest to both academics and practitioners. The maximum size for any one grant is $7,500.
  • Graduate Student Scholarships (GSS).  The SIOP Foundation will provide $12,500 of scholarships in 2012 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.  In honor of a SIOP legend, the Mary L. Tenopyr Graduate Student Scholarship will be awarded to the 2nd highest rated application and will receive a $3,000 award. Two additional scholarships, each for $3,000, will also be awarded.
  • Sidney A. Fine Grant for Research on Job Analysis. Supports research that will further the usefulness of analytic strategies to study jobs, especially as to the nature of job content and organizational structures in which work is performed. The maximum size of the grant awarded in 2012 will be $5,000.
Additional information regarding each opportunity's focus, eligibility criteria, and submission guidelines can be found at www.siop.org/foundation/information.aspx. Awards will be presented at the 27th SIOP Annual Conference in 2012 in San Diego.

Proposals can be submitted online at www.siop.org/awardsonline/main.aspx by December 15, 2011. If you have any questions, please contact Awards Committee Chair Leaette Hough at leaetta@msn.com.