“About the American Psychological Foundation (APF)
APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come. Since 1953, APF has supported a broad range of scholarships and grants for students and early career psychologists as well as research and program grants that use psychology to improve people’s lives. APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation. About APF’s Fund for Trauma Psychology The Fund for Trauma Psychology supports an annual grant for innovative work to alleviate trauma.
APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.
Eligibility Requirements Applicants must:
Be an early career psychologist (no more than 10 years post-doctoral).
Be affiliated with nonprofit charitable, educational, and scientific institutions, or governmental entities operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
Have a demonstrated knowledge of trauma and trauma research.
Have demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.
Have IRB approval from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved. Evaluation Criteria Proposals will be evaluated on:
Quality, viability, and potential impact of the proposed project.
Originality, innovation and contribution to the field of trauma.
Applicant’s demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work.”
Excerpted from American Psychological Foundation RFP.