Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant

American Psychological Association

The Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant was established through the generosity of Janet Shibley Hyde, PhD. Janet donated the royalties from her book, "Half the Human Experience" to benefit doctoral psychology students conducting a feminist research. Applicants must be currently enrolled in doctoral programs in psychology to be eligible.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Doctoral programs in psychology.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Applicants must be currently enrolled in doctoral programs in psychology.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Proposals will be evaluated base on it's theoretical and methodological soundness, relevance to feminist goals, applicant's training and qualifications to conduct the research and feasibility of completing the project.
  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Recommendation Letters:
    A faculty sponsor's recommendation, which includes why the research cannot be funded, or funded in full, by other sources. This letter should be attached to the email with the application materials. Please do not send it separately.
  • Other Materials:
    - Cover page with project title, investigator's name, address, phone, fax and email address- A 100-word abstract- A proposal (five-page maximum, double-spaced) addressing the project's purpose, theoretical rationale and procedures, including how the method and data analysis stem from the proposed theory and purpose. (References are not included in this five-page limit.)- A one-page statement articulating the study's relevance to feminist goals and importance to feminist research.- The expected timeline for progress and completion of the project (including the date of the research proposal committee meeting if applicable). The project timeline should not exceed two years.- Status of IRB review process, including expected date of IRB submission and approval. Preference will be given to proposals that have received approval.- An itemized budget (if additional funds are needed to ensure completion of the project, please specify sources). Funds cannot be used for tuition, living expenses or travel to present research at a conference.- The applicant's curriculum vitaeAll sections of the proposal should be typed and prepared according to APA style (e.g., please use 12-point font) Applicants should submit no more than two files (i.e., one with the letter of recommendation and one with all the other required materials)

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