Dissertation Funding Opportunities

  • Student and Early Career Council (SECC) Dissertation Research Funding Awards
    • The application deadline: May 1, 2022, 11:59 pm ET
    • Up to $2,000 USD are given to doctoral students for dissertation research proposals that merit special recognition and display strong potential to contribute to the field of child development.
    • Award recipients will be recognized at the SRCD 2023 Biennial Meeting.
    • More information
  • Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP) Dissertation Grant Awards
    • Request for Proposals Spring 2022
    • Due Monday, March 15, 2022 by 5PM Eastern Time
    • Applications should be emailed to kentm@uoregon.edu
      (A Fall 2022 Request will be distributed in September, with an October deadline)
  • Lorraine D. Eyde Fund Grants
    • 2022 Lorraine D. Eyde Fund Grants: $3,500
    • Due March 15, 2022
    • Two grants of up to $3,500 each to support empirical research on the ethical and professional use of psychological tests in a broad range of subject areas.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students or early career psychologists no more than 10 years postdoctoral.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/eyde
  • Walter Katkovsky Scholarships
    • 2022 Walter Katkovsky Scholarships: $5,000
    • Due March 1, 2022
    • Up to nine $5,000 scholarships are offered annually for first-year students enrolled in APA designated programs in psychopharmacology.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in APA designated programs in psychopharmacology and in their first or second semesters at the time the application is due. Applicants must be early career licensed psychologists no more than 10 years postdoctoral in clinical or counseling psychology.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/katkovsky
  • Henry P. David Grant
    • 2022 Henry P. David Grant for Research in Human Reproductive Behavior & Population Studies: $1,000
    • Due February 15, 2022
    • $1,000 for work in the behavioral aspects of human reproductive behavior or an area related to population concerns.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students conducting dissertation research or early career researchers no more than 10 years postdoctoral.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/david-research
  • Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford Grant
    • 2022 Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford Grant: $1,250
    • Due February 15, 2022
    • Up to $1,250 to support innovative work to support research focusing on the understanding, prevention and/or treatment of the consequences of exposure to traumatic events such as sexual assault, sexual harassment and/or rape.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students or early career psychologists no more than 10 years postdoctoral.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/blasey-ford
  • Beth Rom-Rymer Scholarships
    • 2022 Beth Rom-Rymer Scholarships: $5,000
    • Due February 1, 2022
    • The Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships provide support to both graduate students and practicing, licensed psychologists to complete their training in psychopharmacology programs, which adhere to the APA model curriculum of didactic training in clinical psychopharmacology. Preference will be given to those applicants who are committed to working with the underserved.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students or practicing, licensed psychologists with evidence of having enrolled in a training program in clinical psychopharmacology.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/rom-rymer 
  • Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship
    • 2022 Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship: $4,000
    • Due January 31, 2022
    • $4,000 scholarship offered annually for graduate students in psychology who demonstrate a financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of color, particularly of African descent.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/evans
  • Division 49 Moreland Dissertation of the Year Award
    • 2022 Division 49 Richard Moreland Dissertation of the Year Award: $1,000
    • Due December 31, 2021 (for dissertations defended in 2021)
    • The Richard Moreland dissertation award honors a 2021 dissertation by someone whose research on small groups seems especially promising. The research described in the dissertation can explore any group phenomenon, using any methodology to investigate any type of group. An award of $1,000 will be granted.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/div-49-moreland 
  • Millon Grant in Personality Psychology
    • 2022 Theodore Millon Grant in Personality Psychology: $5,000
    • DEADLINE EXTENDED December 15, 2021
    • $5,000 will be granted to an outstanding psychologist engaged in advancing the science of personality psychology, including areas of personality theory, personality disorders, and personality assessment.
    • Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students or psychologists with an EdD, PsyD, or PhD.
    • More information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/millon?tab=2
  • Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Summer Fellowship