American Psychological Foundation Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants 2017, USA

Publish Date: Apr 27, 2017

Deadline: Mar 01, 2018

Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants

Up to $50,000 for work related to the psychological understanding of gifted children and youth.



The Ester Katz Rosen Fund* was established in 1974 by a generous bequest intended to support “…activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge about gifted children.”

Rosen Fund grants:

  • Enable and enhance development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents.
  • Encourage promising psychologists to continue innovative research and programs in this area.

Support will be provided for activities on the advancement and application of knowledge related to identified gifted and talented children and adolescents, such as:

  • Research.
  • Pilot projects.
  • Research-based programs.

Grant amounts range from $1,000 to $50,000.

*In November 2013, the American Psychological Foundation Board of Trustees combined the Rosen Graduate Student Fellowship and Rosen Early Career Research Grant into a single program, the Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants.

Applicants must:

  • Be affiliated with a school or education institution.
  • Hold a doctoral degree from, or be a graduate student at, an accredited university for research proposals.

Graduate students and early career psychologists (10 years or less postdoctoral) are encouraged to apply. APF also supports pilot projects that, if successful, would be strong candidates for support from major federal and foundation funding agencies, and “demonstration projects” that promise to generalize broadly to other geographical areas and/or to other settings.

Proposal Requirements

  • Detailed proposal that makes a case for the need to be addressed; describes the proposed project, methodology and the applicant's qualifications; and includes a detailed budget and justification.

    1. Format: not to exceed 7 pages (1 inch margins, no smaller than 11 point font); one paragraph abstract.
    2. If questionnaires are referenced in proposals, they must be included with the application.
    3. If applicable, proposals should describe “participant characteristics” in full detail.
  • Appropriate use of assessment is encouraged.

  • Current CV.

  • Two letters of support.

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