Funding Opportunities

Paul E. Henkin School Psychology Travel Grant

This grant provides support of up to $1,500 to defer the costs of registration, lodging and travel for student members of APA Division 16 to attend the APA Annual Convention.

Deadline: April 10, 2024
Amount: $1,500
Sponsors: APF, Division 16 - Division of School Psychology

This grant provides support of up to $1,500 to defer the costs of registration, lodging and travel for student members of APA Division 16 to attend the APA Annual Convention.

Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP) is a student-led organization for doctoral and specialist students pursuing a career in school psychology. Individual student members as well as university chapters have access to the many benefits of SASP.

Grant monies may not be used for food, drink or any materials that are not included in the registration fee.

Eligibility

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

Applicants must:

  • be student members of APA Division 16 at the time of application submission.
  • have a demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of a school psychology career.

Those receiving any APA travel reimbursement for convention attendance are ineligible.

Application Instructions

Application Materials:

  • 500-word essay with reference to program goals and criteria
  • CV
  • letter of recommendation (requested through application portal)

Evaluation Criteria
Applications will be evaluated on:

  • conformance with stated program goals
  • demonstrated understanding of the field of school psychology, including its demands, research and application opportunities, and the value of continuing professional development for contributing to its advancement
  • applicant’s scholarly accomplishments and potential in this field

Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.

Please review our Program FAQs for important details on the application process.

Recent Recipient

Salowa Salam Shaoli

University of Missouri

Past Recipients

2024

Destiny Boddie, University of Missouri

2023

Salowa Salam Shaoli, University of Missouri

2022

Cori Manning, University of Arizona

2019

Marie Tanaka, University of Arizona

2018

Susan Ruth Crandall Hart, The Pennsylvania State University

2017

Annie Biehl, University of Denver

Hongxuan (Nicole) Zhong, The Pennsylvania State University

2016

Chi-Ching Chuang, University of Missouri

Stephanie Schwartz, St. John’s University

2015

Alaa Houri, University of Minnesota

Jocelyn Kuhn, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014

Kerri Nowell, University of Houston

Stephanie Brunner, University of Minnesota

2013

Charity Brown Griffin, University of South Carolina

Jacqueline M. Caemmerer, University of Texas at Austin

2012

Gazi Begum, University of California, Riverside

2011

Gregory Moy, Loyola University – Chicago

2010

Elisabeth C. O’Bryon, University of Rhode Island

2009

Katie Eklund, University of California, Santa Barbara

2008

Karen L. Gischlar, Lehigh University

2007

Michelle S. Swanger-Gagne, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

2006

Allison G. Dempsey, University of Florida

2005

James J. Appleton, University of Minnesota

Kelly Brey Love, University of Nebraska, Lincoln