Basic Psychological Science Research Grant

American Psychological Association

The Basic Psychological Science Research Grant is awarded to graduate students conducting psychological science research studies

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    This grant provides support for graduate students
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • College:
    Enrolled at least half time as a student in good standing at a regionally accredited university
  • Organization:
    Who are APAGS members are eligible to apply

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Other Materials:
    If you are resubmitting an application, you may provide a one-page cover letter describing your revisions.An abbreviated research proposal (not to exceed three pages single-spaced) that includes specific aims, background, significance, proposed research methodology, implications of proposed research and detailed budget. Any figures, tables or appendices must fit within the page limit but the references section may be on a separate page. The research proposal will be evaluated based upon the quality of the background/introduction, project motivation/rationale, proposed methodology and theoretical implications/overall merit.If you wish to be considered for the diversity-earmarked funding, you must upload a separate document limited to 250 words that explains (a) how this research applies to one or more areas of diversity, and (b) how the overall merit and broader implications of this study contribute to our psychological understanding of diversity. To be eligible for funding, your document must be titled LAST NAME DIVERSITY SUPPLEMENT and uploaded as a PDF. If your application is not selected for diversity-earmarked funding, you will still be considered in the general pool of applicants for this grant.

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