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David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition

The David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition supports early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence and/or the assessment aspects of cognition. Those who work on positive applied neuropsychology are encouraged to apply.

Amount

Up to $25,000

For grants and scholarships that are $10,000 or more, APF will make the award to your institution. APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.

Program Goals

  • Encourage the careers of early career psychologists to pursue innovative work in cognition, particularly those who work on positive applied neuropsychology
  • Seed the knowledge base with cutting-edge research in neuropsychology, intelligence and/or the assessment aspects of cognition

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must: 

  • Be psychologists with an EdD, PsyD or PhD from an accredited university.
  • Be no more than 10 years post doctoral.
  • Have demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.

International applicants who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply for APF funding.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated on:

  • Conformance with stated program goals and candidate’s qualifications
  • Quality and potential impact of proposed work
  • Originality, innovation and contribution to the field with proposed project
  • Applicant’s demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work
Application date
15 Jun 2017
Country
America United States Mid-Atlantic
Discipline
Social sciences Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 10 years
Award granted
US$ 25.000
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