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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Graduate Student or Psychologist for Research Projects Related to Personality Psychology

Theodore Millon Grant in Personality Psychology


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Funding Source
Society of Clinical Psychology
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 12/15/23 11:59 PM Hawaii Time (HT) Save

Grant Description
Grant of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International graduate student or psychologist associated with a university, organization, or institution for psychology research projects. Eligible research topics include personality assessment, personality disorders, and personality theory. Preference is given to work that improves the study, development, and delivery of personality assessment, as represented by the work of Theodore Millon, PhD.

Eligible expenses:

  • Open access costs/publication costs
  • PI stipend/salary support
  • Participant payments
  • Technology expenses (hardware/software/imaging etc)
  • Travel (to conduct research or disseminate findings)
  • Non-PI (personnel) stipend/salary support (this includes co-PI’s and/or Research Assistants)
  • Supplemental training


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must be graduate students or psychologists with an EdD, PsyD, or PhD.

International applicants from countries that have diplomatic relations with the United States and who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply for APF funding.

Applicants must be affiliated with a nonprofit charitable, educational or scientific institution, or governmental entity operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

APF welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds with respect to age, race, color, religion, creed, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, gender and geography.

Current APF Trustees are not allowed to receive APF awards or grants. APF Trustees must wait one year after their term of service before they can be considered for a grant or an award.

APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs.

Pre-Application Information
Deadline: December 15, 2023

Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Time (HT) on the due date.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval is required for any research project involving human participants.

APF tries to announce grant recipients approximately two to three months after a grant deadline, though the exact time may take shorter or longer depending on the number of applications received.

You can apply to as many APF programs as you like. Researchers can win multiple awards for different projects. Each individual project, however, can only win once. This means that if you win funding for your project, that specific project will be removed from consideration for future funding opportunities from APF.


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Term of Contract
- APF cannot disburse grant monies without IRB approval. Successful applicants have six months from the date of the grant approval to obtain IRB approval, or the grant will be rescinded.
- Funding begins when recipients submit IRB approval and the required paperwork. APF funding will continue for a maximum of 12 months from the check date. Extensions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Contact Information
Apply online:

American Psychological Foundation
750 First St. NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-5843
Fax: (202) 336-5812

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