The APA Science Directorate supports science-oriented psychology graduate students each year through its Student Awards Program. Currently, the Directorate is advertising for two awards – the APA Science Student Council Early Researcher Award, and the APA Dissertation Research Awards. For both awards, the deadline is September 15, 2014, and applications are welcome from graduate students in any research specialty area. Through mailings and publicity we strive to reach students with information about our awards program each year.
APA Dissertation Research Awards
Sponsored by the APA Science Directorate, the Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2014, 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.
The application deadline is September 15, 2014. For more details about this award, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit:
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.
The application deadline is September 14, 2014. For more details about the awards, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit: