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American Psychological Association

Science Directorate Research Awards

Following is an announcement for two awards sponsored by the American Psychological Association Science Directorate, which have application deadlines of September 17, 2012.  For both awards, applications are welcome from graduate students in any research specialty area.  If you have questions, please contact the Science Directorate via e-mail (science@apa.org) or telephone (202-336-6000).

APA Dissertation Research Awards

Sponsored by the APA Science Directorate, the Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2012, the Science Directorate will grant up to 30 awards of $1,000 each, as well as several awards of up to $5,000 each, to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.

For more details about this award, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/scidir-dissertre.aspx

Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

The Early Graduate Student Research Awards, sponsored by the APA Science Student Council, recognize students who demonstrate outstanding research abilities early in their graduate training (i.e., within the first three years of doctoral study). Both overall research experience and specific completed research projects are considered in selecting awardees.
Up to three awards are given each year, drawn from basic science, applied science, and interdisciplinary science areas. Each Early Graduate Student Research Award is in the amount of $1,000.
For more details about the awards, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit: