Grant opportunities for MA students: psychology, gender, and more

The Nancy B. Forest and L. Michael Honaker Master’s Grant for
Research in Psychology

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/forest-honaker.aspx

Description: This $1,500 grant is named in honor of Nancy B. Forest and L. Michael Honaker. The scholarship funds thesis research in psychology at the Masters level.

 

The Scott Mesh Honorary Grant for Research in Psychology

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-mesh.aspx

Description: This award honors Scott Mesh, one of the 1988 founding co-chairs of APAGS. The recipient will receive $1,500 to support dissertation research in psychology.

 

The David Pilon Scholarship for Training in Professional Psychology

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-pilon.aspx

Description: This award honors David Pilon, who was a founding co-chair of APAGS in 1988. The recipient will receive $1,500 to promote supplemental training and education experiences in professional practice (funds must support future training and education rather than previous work).The scholarship can be used for a specific training program or opportunity not otherwise available to the student.

 

Ellin Bloch and Pierre Ritchie Diversity Dissertation Grant

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-divdissert.aspx

Description: This award provides $1,500 to be used support research on issues of diversity such as varied ethnic backgrounds, women’s issues, ageism, sexual orientation and disability. Funds for this $1,500 grant must be used to support proposed research, rather than to reward a completed, or nearly completed dissertation.

 

APAGS Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns
(CLGBTC) Grant Program

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-clgbtc.aspx

Description: This award provides a $1,000 grant for a project that promotes training and educational experiences in LGBT practice. Examples include, but are not limited to: workshops, conferences, speaker series, mentorship programs, and the development of student organizations with a focus on LGBT concerns.

 

APAGS-LGBT Dissertation Grant

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-lgbt.aspx

Description: This award provides $1,500 for proposed research in the area of unique concerns facing LGBT individuals. Funds will not be awarded for a completed, or nearly completed dissertation.

APAGS Outstanding APA Division Award
Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-outstand.aspx
Description: This award recognizes a Division of APA for superior performance in promoting graduate student development, involvement, and joint APAGS/APA Division membership.

APAGS Carol Williams-Nickelson Award for Women’s Leadership and
Scholarship in Women’s Issues

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-carol.aspx
Description: This award is designed to acknowledge women APAGS members who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in psychology by serving in one or more leadership roles locally, regionally and/or nationally while also advancing women’s issues through their writing/publications, research, advocacy or other scholarly activities.

The Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the
Professional Development of Graduate Students

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-fowler.aspx
Description: This award is given annually to a psychologist who has made an outstanding contribution to the professional development of students by encouraging and facilitating academic and/or scientific excellence, encouraging broader socialization of students, and helping students to shape their own professional identity.

Kenneth & Mamie Clark Award for Outstanding Contribution to the
Professional Development of Ethnic Minority Graduate Students

Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-clark.aspx
Description: The purpose of this award is to recognize the efforts of an ethnic minority professional in the field of psychology who has demonstrated commitment to the academic and professional development of ethnic minority graduate student trainees.

APAGS Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) Grant Program
Website: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-cema.aspx
Description: This grant supports efforts to increase the membership and participation of ethnic minority graduate students within APAGS, advertise education and training opportunities for ethnic minorities, and enhance the recruitment and retention efforts for ethnic minority students in psychology.

 

The deadline for all of these grants and other APAGS awards is May 7, 2014 at 11:59PM (ET).
Additional information can be found at: http://www.apa.org/apags/programs/scholarships/index.aspx

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