This award supports science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. The program funds grants of $1,000 each, along with several larger grants of up to $5,000 to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.
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Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant
This grant supports graduate student research in the area of pediatric psychology. The winner receives a $5,000 grant with one runner-up receiving $1,000. Relevance to pediatric psychology must be specifically addressed.
Grants in Aid for Students
Division 41 Grants-in-Aid Committee is accepting proposals for small stipends (up to $750) to support psycholegal research conducted by graduate student affiliates of the American Psychology-Law Society.
Hyde Graduate Student Research Grants
These $500 grants support feminist research conducted by doctoral psychology students. Because the purpose of this award is to facilitate research that otherwise might not be possible, projects that are beyond the data analysis stage are not eligible.
David Pilon Scholarship for Training in Professional Psychology
$1,000 scholarship for a specific training program or opportunity not otherwise available so that an identifiable increase in knowledge in professional practice of psychology. Candidates must be doctoral student members of APAGS, enrolled at least half-time.
Dissertation Award in Developmental Psychology
This award is given to honor outstanding developmental psychology dissertations. The awardee must have completed his or her dissertation during the current or prior calendar year of the award, which is given at the annual APA convention.
Division 17-The Barbara A. Kirk Award for Counseling Psychology
This award is given for outstanding graduate student research while enrolled in a counseling psychology program. The student must be nominated and the piece of research can be submitted up to one year after graduation. The nominee must be the principal author of the research.
Division 17-Donald E. Super Fellowship
This fellowship supports dissertation research on a topic related to career development. Only doctoral students enrolled in a counseling psychology program are eligible. The anticipated completion dated for the dissertation should not fall before the award date of August of the fellowship year.
Division 18 Student Award — Psychologists in Public Service
Program directors are encouraged to nominate students who have made outstanding contributions to public service through research, teaching, program development, or clinical practice for a $500 award.
Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Psychology of Aging
This award is for the best dissertation in division 20, the Psychology of Aging. Applicants must have completed the dissertation June 1 – March 15 and must be nominated by their dissertation supervisor.