Pre-College Grant Program

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: American Psychological Association
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $20,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: May 01, 2012

Eligibility:
Proposals for programs must focus on supporting the education of talented high school students. Applicants must be educational institutions or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or affiliated with such an organization. APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation.

Purpose:
More Than 200,000 Students Are Currently Enrolled In High School Psychology, And APF Wants To Support High Quality Education In Psychology And To Nurture The Next Generation Of Psychologists, With Up To $20,000 For Projects That Support The Goals Of The Program And; Reinforce The Discipline Of Psychology As A Science In Secondary School Curricula. Expand The Profile Of Psychology As A Science To Attract Talented High School Students To Pursue The Discipline. Convey To High School Students That Psychological Science Is A Tool To Improve Society. Teach Students About Career Options That Apply Psychology Outside Of An Academic Setting (e.g. NASA, Organizational Development).

Additional Info:
Questions about this program should be directed to Parie Kadir, Program Officer, at pkadir@apa.org.