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John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED)

Grants to a USA Early-Career Psychologists for Research
on Children Affected by Serious Emotional Disturbance

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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John and Polly Sparks Foundation and American Psychological Foundation (APF)

Deadline Date:

03/15/19 11:59 PM


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Grants of up to $20,000 and one grant of up to $19,000 to a USA early-career psychologist to support research in the area of treatment and early intervention for children with serious emotional disturbance. This program is intended to empower psychologists in producing scientifically-based research and programs that will provide models for broad-based applications across the country.

Proposals will be evaluated on:
-Conformance with stated program goals and qualifications.
-Quality and impact of proposed work.
-Innovation and contribution to the field with proposed project.
-Applicant's demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178476

Number of Grants:

APF will be awarding three (3) grants of up to $20,000 and one (1) grant of up to $18,000.

Estimated Size of Grant:

APF will be awarding grants of up to $20,000 and up to $19,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be an early career psychologist (no more than 10 years post‚Äźdoctoral with a degree from an accredited university).

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply is March 15, 2019 at 11:50 pm.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:;

Erin Carney, Program officer

American Psychological Foundation
750 First St. NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

P: (202) 336-5843
F: (202) 336-5812

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming