Benton-Meier Scholarship

American Psychological Foundation

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Deadline: Jun 1, 2021

Grant amount: US $2,000

Fields of work: Neuroscience Psychology

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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About the American Psychological Foundation

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.


  • Understand and foster the connection between behavior and health.
  • Reduce stigma and prejudice.
  • Understand and prevent violence.
  • Address the long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of disaster.

About the Benton-Meier Neuropsychology Scholarships

APF supports two annual $2,500 scholarships that are available for graduate students in neuropsychology.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Candidates must have:
    • Completed doctoral candidacy.
    • Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
  • Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.


  • APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs.