Awards and Funding Opportunities

Funding Hot Sheet March 13, 2020: Using psychology to solve social problems, international research experiences, and more

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Posted on November 23, 2020

The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants

Research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas:

  • Applying psychology to at-risk, vulnerable populations
  • Preventing violence
  • Understanding the connection between behavior and health
  • Understanding and eliminating stigma and prejudice 

Sponsored by the American Psychological Association, this is a $1,000 grant opportunity. 

International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) 

The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally-engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas. 

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this is a $1,000,000 grant opportunity. 

Josephine de Karman Fellowships

De Karman fellowships are open to PhD students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university located within the United States. Only PhD Candidates who will defend their dissertation in or about June 2021 are eligible for consideration for a 2020-2021 fellowship. Undergraduate students, master's degree students, and postdoctoral scholars are not eligible for consideration. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities.

Sponsored by the Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust, this is a $25,000 grant opportunity. 

View the PDF: March 13, 2020 Hot Sheet