F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award 2024

  • Post last modified:February 20, 2024
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Grade Level Doctoral Candidate
Country USA
Sponsors American Psychological Association
Award $2000
Application Deadline  June 1, 2024

 

Are you a student seeking an exciting opportunity or awards to support your degree program? American Psychological Association, USA inviting online application for F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award 2024. Don’t let this fantastic chance pass you by by missing the application deadline! In this article, we’ll go over this awards’s features, benefits, and step-by-step application process. 

About F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award

APF is seeking applications for the F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award, which supports dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

Proposed research should be compatible with McGuigan’s overall goals and may fall within any area of contemporary behavioral or brain science (including more recent forms of cognitive psychology).

About Sponsor

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with over 146,000 members, including scientists, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. It has 54 divisions—interest groups for different subspecialties of psychology or topical areas. The APA has an annual budget of around $125 million.

F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award Coverage

$2,000 to support dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award Eligibility Criteria

  • Completed doctoral candidacy, including dissertation approval by doctoral committee
  • Demonstrated commitment to stated program goals (Dualistic approaches characteristic of much contemporary cognitive research are specifically ineligible.)

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Required Documents

  • Application Form

Please include the following in a single document (Not to exceed three pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond font, single space):

  • Goals, relevant background/literature review
  • Methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated)
  • Anticipated outcomes, significance, and impact

Additionally, please submit the following documents:

  • Project timeline (not to exceed one page; typically, APF grants are for 1 year)
  • Detailed budget and justification (not to exceed one page)
  • Abbreviated CV (not to exceed five pages)
  • Recommendation letter from academic advisor

How to Apply?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for award:

  • Create an account and to apply from here.
  • Fill-out the required informations
  • Attach & submit the supporting documents in the Award Application Form.
  • Check your email for the successful application.

Official Notification

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