This grant provides support for graduate students conducting psychological science research studies
Study Subject: Cognitive, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational, Developmental, Experimental or Comparative, Industrial/Organizational, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Perception and Psychophysics
Employer: American Psychological Association
The intent is to fund psychology graduate students in science oriented fields. Students in fields with a practice component (e.g. clinical, counseling, and school) are not eligible. Students in the following fields are eligible: Cognitive, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational, Developmental, Experimental or Comparative, Industrial/Organizational, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Perception and Psychophysics, Personality and Individual Differences, Psycholinguistics, Physiological, Quantitative, Social.
Funds for this $1000 scholarship must be used to support the proposed research. This grant may be used for thesis, dissertation, or other research.
1. Title page that includes name of the scholarship for which you are applying, contact information for applicant (name, mailing address, phone number, email), university, area of research, expected graduation date, APA Membership number, and full name/email of your research mentor for your project.
2. A cover letter (not to exceed two pages, single spaced) that includes background information about the applicant, the research project, why the applicant believes s/he should be awarded thescholarship (e.g. relevance of the project to the grant), and the applicant’s future educational and professional goals.
3. An abbreviated curriculum vitae (not to exceed two pages, single spaced).
4. An abbreviated research proposal (not to exceed three pages, single spaced) that includes specific aims, background and significance, proposed research methodology, implications of proposed research, and detailed budget.
5. Letter of recommendation (not to exceed two pages, single spaced) supporting your application that addresses your qualifications, how your project will benefit the discipline, and the likelihood that your research will help you meet your future educational and professional goals.
All materials must be submitted for an application to be considered. Any applications that exceed the page limits (e.g. over two pages in a vita, over 3 pages in a proposal, over two pages for a letter of recommendation) will not be scored.
If you are not an APAGS member at the time of submission, you may send a copy of the receipt you get when you join APAGS/APA electronically as proof of membership.
Scholarship Application Deadline: December 3, 2010