APF Graduate Student Scholarships

American Psychological Association

The APF Graduate Student Scholarships were established to provide funds to graduate students of psychology, for research costs associated with the masters thesis or doctoral dissertation. Eligible applicants are students enrolled in an interim master's program or doctoral program.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Graduate students enrolled in an interim master's program or doctoral program are eligible to apply.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Graduate students in psychology.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Recommendation Letters:
    A letter of recommendation (three-page maximum) from the nominee's graduate research advisor, with an original signature. On the online application form, there will be a space for you to enter your graduate advisors email address. He or she will receive a link to upload the letter.
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application form.- A brief outline (three-page maximum; see review criteria below) of the nominee's thesis or dissertation research project (even if in progress) along with titles and abstracts. Outlines may be single or double-spaced, margin sizes are at the discretion of each applicant, and the outline may be followed by up to two additional pages of references. We encourage you to use your best judgment on the format and content of your application, and to get your advisors feedback on a draft of the entire application packet before completing it.- A curriculum vitae and a transcript (an unofficial/student copy is acceptable) of all graduate coursework completed by the nominee.

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