Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship

by Daina Tagavi, Professional Development Peer
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:26 AM

The American Psychological Foundation presents the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship. This fellowship provides $25,000 to support graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.

 Program Goals

  • Nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology.
  • Support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas. 

Funding Specifics

  • Support for one year only.
  • Only one application accepted from any one institution in any given year.
  • Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Conformance with stated program goals.
  • Magnitude of incremental contribution.
  • Quality of proposed work.
  • Applicant’s demonstrated scholarship and research competence.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required).
  • Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Since only one student per university can apply, applications must first be submitted to the UCSB Office of Research, who will then select a student to apply to the wider competition.

Campus Process: Anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials through Competition Space as one PDF:

  • A letter of support from faculty advisor;
  • Application statement (Not to exceed three (3) pages, one-inch margins, 11-point font, single space):
    • Goals, relevant background/literature review.
    • Methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated).
    • Anticipated outcomes, significance, and impact.
  • CV of applicant

If you have any questions, please contact funding@research.ucsb.edu.