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APF Graduate Student Scholarships (psychology USA | Canada | China)


The American Psychological Foundation (APF) provides 21 annual scholarships for graduate student research as part of the research funding for their master´s thesis or PhD dissertation. Both Master´s and PhD students are eligible to apply. Nominations may come from graduate psychology departments that is a member of COGDOP (mostly US and Canada and one institution in China).

  • $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship 
  • $3,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship 
  • $5,000 Charles and Carol Spielberger Scholarship 
  • $5,000 Peter and Malina James & Dr. Louis P. James Legacy Scholarship 
  • $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship 
  • $2,500 William C. Howell Scholarship
  • $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship
  • $2,000 Raymond K. Mulhern Scholarship$2,000
  • Dr. Judy Kuriansky Scholarship
  • 12 additional $2,000 scholarships 

Each graduate department of psychology that is a member of COGDOP may submit nominations. The number of candidates that each member department is allowed to nominate depends upon the total number of students enrolled in the graduate program. Departments that have 100 or fewer students enrolled in their graduate programs may nominate one (1) candidate; departments that have 101-200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to two (2) candidates; and departments that have more than 200 graduate students enrolled may nominate up to three (3) candidates. 

This is an annual award and the next applications close on June 30, 2023.

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