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American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Grants

List of available student grants from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students

APAGS Disabilities Grant

APAGS will award a $1000 grant for a project that promotes training and educational experiences in practice or services for persons with disabilities, or the recruitment, retention, and training of individuals with disabilities.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 12pm (EST).

APAGS Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs Grant

APAGS-CEMA awards up to two $1000 grants for each spring semester, and up to three $1000 grants each fall semester for projects that recruit, retain, and/or enhance the training of ethnic minority graduate psychology students. Examples include, but are not limited to: workshops, colloquia, conferences, lecture series, mentorship programs, and the development of student organizations with a focus on multiculturalism or ethnic minority concerns. These grants support 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 to apply is Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 12pm (EST).

Basic Psychological Science Research Grant

The Basic Psychological Science Research Grant provides support for up to 4 graduate students conducting psychological science research studies. The intent is to fund psychology graduate students in science-oriented fields, for example: Cognitive, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational, Developmental, Experimental or Comparative, Industrial/Organizational, Neuropsychology, Neuroscience, Perception and Psychophysics, Personality and Individual Differences, Psycholinguistics, Physiological, Quantitative, Social, and Clinical Science. Students in fields with a practice component are eligible, but must focus solely on their scientific research.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 12pm (EST).

APAGS Teaching Excellence in Psychological Science Award

APAGS is offering a new award for teaching excellence. This award is intended to promote the teaching of psychological science in undergraduate education by graduate students. The purpose of these two $500 awards is to recognize graduate students who use pedagogical strategies to promote science appreciation among undergraduate students. This includes the incorporation of research methodology in undergraduate teaching and the encouragement of critical and scientific thinking in examining psychological issues. This includes the integration of research methods into all topical areas and the demonstration that scientific observation is a process integral to all areas of psychology.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 7, 2011.