Funds can be
used for direct costs of doing research, such as paying participants,
purchasing essential equipment, or acquiring books.
completion of the research, submit a report to the Awards and Grants
Who should apply?
Graduate students who are members of both Psi Chi and
the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS).
Students who are interested in applying for a National
Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in the future; part of the
intent of the APAGS/Psi Chi Fellowship is to prepare applicants to better
compete for the NSF Graduate Fellowship.
"Writing can be very difficult, but it becomes much easier when you know what you want to say. To hone this, grab a friend and, in 2 to 3 minutes, verbalize your proposal’s theoretical background, hypotheses, methods, and—critically—how you will interpret possible findings from your work in the larger context of these theoretical issues. (Bonus: then you get feedback before you’ve even started writing!) Then start your draft or outline. You may be surprised at how much more easily your ideas flow.”