Funding Opportunities

Dr. Dolores O. Morris Fund Scholarship

The Dr. Dolores O. Morris fund scholarship provides financial support to psychology graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and commitment to advancing the field of psychology.

Deadline: February 1, 2025
Amount: $7,000
Sponsors: APF

The Dr. Dolores O. Morris fund scholarship provides financial support to psychology graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and commitment to advancing the field of psychology. Applicants should demonstrate a psychological research interest in trauma and otherness (defined as the experience of individual(s) who are marginalized because of race, country of origin, or culture, with the goal of promoting diversity and multiculturalism). Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need. 

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 psychology graduate students.

Application Instructions

Application Materials:

  • personal statement (detailing research program and academic/career goals) 
  • CV 
  • academic transcript 

Evaluation Criteria
Applications will be evaluated on:

  • academic excellence
  • commitment to the field of psychology  
  • demonstrated interest in research related to trauma and otherness 
  • financial need 

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

Inaugural Year

2024 is the Inaugural Year of this program.