$2,500 for neuropsychology research
The American Psychological Foundation offers two $2,500
Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarships for graduate
students enrolled in neuropsychology programs. The
application deadline is June 1. For more information, go to
$2,000 for dissertation research
The F.J. McGuigan Dissertation Award provides up to $2,000
to support dissertation research oriented toward advancing
a unified concept of brain and behavior. The application
deadline is June 1. Find more information at www.apa.org/apf/
$1,000 for early graduate school research
APA’s Science Student Council offers $1,000 Early Graduate
Student Researcher awards for research within the first two years
of doctoral study. Funds may be used for direct research expenses
such as computer time, software and animal care, but not for
tuition, fees or personal expenses. The application deadline is
Sept. 15. Find more information at www.apa.org/about/awards/
scistucoun-earlyre.aspx. (See page 12 for the 2014 winners.)
$1,000 for training and education in professional practice
The APAGS David Pilon Scholarship for Training in Professional
$1,000 for educational psychology research
Psychology is a $1,000 scholarship that supports supplemental
training and education experiences in professional practice. The
funds must support future training and education, not previous
work. The application deadline is May 6. Find more information
The APA Div. 15 Dissertation Research Grants support
educational psychology doctoral students who are collecting
their dissertation data. Two grants of $1,000 each are awarded.
Winners are announced at APA’s 2015 Annual Convention in
Toronto, Aug. 6–9. To apply, go to http://www.apadiv15.org/
$1,000 for convention travel
The Paul Henkin School Psychology Travel Grants provide
two $1,000 travel grants for student members of APA Div.
16 (School) to help offset travel costs to APA’s 2015 Annual
Convention in Toronto, Aug. 6–9. The application deadline is
April 15. Apply at www.apa.org/apf/funding/henkin.aspx.
$1,000 for LGBT education projects
APAGS and the Committee on Sexual Orientation and
Gender Diversity award 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. The application deadline is May 6. Find more
information at www.apa.org/about/awards/apags-clgbtc.aspx.
APAGS has presented its latest round of research
grant and award winners. The winners are:
• APAGS/Committee for the Advancement
of Professional Practice/Div. 31 State, Provincial
and Territorial Psychological Associations Award
($1,500): West Virginia Psychological Association.
• APAGS Committee for the Advancement of
Racial and Ethnic Diversity Training Grant ($1,000):
Audrey G. Gill, Palo Alto University.
• APAGS Disabilities Training Grant ($1,000):
Betsy Davis, University of South Carolina.
• APAGS Teaching Excellence in Psychological
Science Awards ($500): Kelly Ann Bennion, Boston
College, and Gabriella Hancock, University of
• Basic Psychological Science Grants:
Nicholas W. Affrunti, University of Louisville;
Rodolfo Barragan, Stanford University; Monica
Patricia Burns, Harvard University; David Eddie,
Rutgers University; Jonathan M. Gallegos, The
Pennsylvania State University; Sheena Jeswani,
Fordham University; Benjamin N. Johnson, The
Pennsylvania State University; Charles Lynch,
Georgetown University; and Jennifer Marie
Staples, University of Washington.
• Basic Psychological Science Grants —
Diversity: David J. Lick, University of California, Los
Angeles; Nicholas Alexander Livingston, University
of Montana; and Vanessa Victoria Volpe,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
• Basic Psychological Science Grants — Honorable
Mentions: Samantha Connolly, Temple University;
Liana Senneth Elliott Hone, University of Miami;
Brian M. Johnston, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Larissa Ann McGarrity, University of
Utah; and Kinton Rossman, University of Louisville.
Find information on all APAGS travel and
training grants, research scholarships and awards
Congrats to our winners!