The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants

American Psychological Association

This grant was started to support innovative research education, and intervention projects and programs that advance psychological knowledge and application in specific priority areas. Specific priority areas are understanding the connection between behavior and health, reducing stigma and prejudice, understanding and preventing all forms of violence and addressing long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of a disaster. Eligible applicants are graduate students and early career psychologists and must be affiliated with a nonprofit charitable, educational, or scientific institution, or governmental entity operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Preference will be given to graduate students and early career psychologists
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Preference will be given to graduate students and early career psychologists
  • Miscellaneous:
    IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Award selection will be based on the proposal's innovative and potential impact qualities, quality, viability, and promise of proposed work, clear and comprehensive methodology and practicality of budget.
  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application- Proposal ( no more than 7 pages; 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11 point font): Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, anticipated outcomes. Format: not to exceed 5 pages (1-inch margins, no smaller than 11 point font), Timeline for execution (1 page), Full budget and justification (1 page)- Current CV - Please attach your organizations IRS determination letter.

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