Fellowships of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International graduate students for research projects in child psychology. The purpose of the program is to prepare psychology students to enter the workforce in the fields of pediatric, child-clinical, developmental, and educational psychopathology and to support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in those areas.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Conformance with stated program goals.
  • Magnitude of incremental contribution.
  • Quality of proposed work.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required).
  • Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

International applicants from countries that have diplomatic relations with the United States and who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply for APF funding.

To receive APF funds, recipients must be affiliated with a nonprofit charitable, educational or scientific institution, or governmental entity operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Funded researchers may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. on the due date posted on APF’s website.