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Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program

Several APF fellowships of up to $25,000 each

The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship Program provides fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology. It nurtures excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology and supports scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.

Applicants must have completed doctoral candidacy (documentation required), demonstrated research competence and commitment in the area of child psychology, received IRB approval from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Funding specifics
  • Several fellowships of up to $25,000 each

  • Support for one year only

  • Only one application accepted from any one institution in any given year

  • Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution

APF supports original, innovative research and projects. Although APF favors unique, independent work, the Foundation does fund derivative projects that are part of larger studies. APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.

Proposal requirements

Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods and anticipated outcomes. Format not to exceed 5 pages (one-inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font). Must include: relevant background, literature review, specific aims, significance; methods section (detailed enough so that design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated); implications section; timeline for execution; full budget and justification; current CV; two letters of recommendation (one from a graduate advisor and the other from the department chair or director of graduate studies).

Submission process and deadline

Submit a completed application online by Nov. 15, 2012. Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.

Contact Parie Kadir, Program Officer, with questions.