This program supports research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents. Up to $5,000 is given to the student whose research design best reflects this focus.
by American Psychological Foundation
American Psychological Foundation
This program funds scholarships for promising graduate students enrolled in neuropsychology programs. Two $2,500 awards are given out annually.
The Paul E. Henkin Travel Grants provide funding (up to $1,000) to student members of APA Division 16 (school psychology) to help offset registration, lodging, and transportation costs associated with APA Convention attendance.
The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program provides fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology. Several awards, up to $25,000, are given out each year.
The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness.
The program awards grants for graduate student projects in family and/or couple dynamics, and/or multi-generational processes. Preference will be given to projects using or contributing to the development of Bowen family systems and those projects that serve to advance Dr. Gerson’s work.
The Henry David Fund was established to support young psychologists with a demonstrated interest in the behavioral aspects of human reproductive behavior or an area related to population concerns. A research grant and a travel grant (both $1,500) are given out each year.
The Roy Scrivner Research Grants provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy.
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP) are jointly offering graduate research scholarships, up to $5,000. Applicants must be nominated by their department, which can nominate up to 3 students each year, based on department size.
This award supports dissertation research on public policy, which can improve services for families facing psychosocial issues such as prevention of child abuse, school programs for children with psychological issues, services for youth in the criminal justice system, and healthy parenting.