Nine students win $1,000 scholarships
APF and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology have
presented the 2011–2012 Graduate Student research Scholarships,
which help defray the costs of students’ research projects. the
• Aaron Haas, Morehead State University.
• Ann Catherine johnson, University of notre Dame.
• jessica keeney, Michigan State University.
• Gloria luong, University of California, Irvine.
• Daniel M. Stout, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
• Erin l. Thomas, Yale University.
• Molly A. Walsh, University of north Carolina–Greensboro.
• Brandon l. Warren, Florida State University.
• kevin l. zabel, University of tennessee.
Esther Katz Rosen Graduate Student
Fellowship, a $25,000 grant to support
activities related to the psychological
understanding of gifted and talented
children and adolescents.
Applicants must be graduate students
who have achieved doctoral candidacy.
Students may apply before having passed
their qualifying exams, but APF requires
proof of having advanced to doctoral
candidacy before it releases funds.
Students must be in good academic
standing at a university in the United
States or Canada. The home institution
of the selected fellow must provide a
The application deadline is March
1. Visit www.apa.org/apf/rosen.aspx for
APF gives priority to proposals that
address the following topics:
• Heterosexuals’ attitudes and
behaviors toward lesbians, gay men,
bisexuals and transgender people,
including prejudice, discrimination and
• Family and workplace issues
relevant to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals
and transgender people.
• Subgroups of the lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender populations
that are underrepresented in research.
Applicants must be either doctoral-level researchers or graduate students
affiliated with an educational institution
or a 501(c)( 3) nonprofit research
organization. The application deadline
is March 1. Visit www.apa.org/apf/
placek.aspx for more information.
and the Drs. Raymond A. and Rosalee G.
Weiss Research and Program Innovation
Grant support research, education and
intervention projects that use psychology
to solve social problems in the following
• Understanding and fostering the
connection between mental and physical
health to ensure well-being.
• Reducing stigma and prejudice to
promote unity and harmony.
• Understanding and preventing
• Supporting programs that address
the long-term psychological needs of
individuals and communities in the
aftermath of disaster.
Applicants must be affiliated with
501(c)( 3) nonprofit organizations. The
application deadline is March 15. Visit
more information. n
Grants advance understanding
APF is accepting applications for
two $15,000 Wayne F. Placek Grants,
which support empirical research from
throughout the behavioral and social
sciences on any topic related to lesbian,
gay, bisexual or transgender issues.
Apply for a Visionary grant
APF is seeking nominations for one of
its Visionary grants and for the $5,000
Drs. Raymond A. and Rosalee G. Weiss
Research and Program Innovation Fund
Grant. The Visionary grants, which
provide up to $20,000 in funding each,
• F.J. McGuigan Early Career
research Prize: March 1
• Counseling Psychology Grants:
• Ungerleider/Zimbardo Travel
Scholarships: April 1
• Alexander Gralnick Research
Investigator Prize: April 15
• Paul E. Henkin School
Psychology travel Grant:
For more information about
APF’s funding programs, visit
www.apa.org/apf or contact
Parie Kadir at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (202) 336-5984.