Funding Opportunities

National Register Internship Travel Scholarships

The National Register Internship Travel Scholarships provide financial support to students enrolled in psychology doctoral programs to help them physically relocate from the location of their graduate program to their selected predoctoral internship site. 

Deadline: April 10, 2024
Amount: $1,000
Sponsors: APF, National Register of Health Service Psychologists

The National Register Internship Travel Scholarships provide financial support to students enrolled in psychology doctoral programs to help them physically relocate from the location of their graduate program to their selected predoctoral internship site. 

This program is sponsored by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

Applications will be open as of 9:00am Eastern Time on February 16, 2024.

Please note that this program is highly competitive. A limited number of scholarships are available. APF will accept a maximum of 600 applications, after which the application portal will be closed.


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

Applicants must:

  • be graduate students currently enrolled in good standing in a doctoral program that is accredited by the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation (COA) or the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
  • be members of the National Register’s Associate Program (free to join)
  • have been placed in the same year in which they apply for the scholarship into a predoctoral internship that is accredited by the APA or CPA
  • physically relocate to the internship site

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Application Instructions

Application Materials:

  • CV
  • cover letter (includes a statement of need, explanation of career direction and explanation of interest in a health service psychology career)
  • attestation that applicant is a member of the National Register’s Associate Program
  • attestation that applicant will be physically relocating for their internship
  • applicants must agree to having their application and contact information shared with National Register

Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated on:

  • merit of applicant
  • quality of cover letter
  • criticality of funding

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

Paris Ball

University of Virginia

Past Recipients


Aileen Terrazas, Texas A&M University

Aksheya Sridhar, Michigan State University

Allegra Anderson, Vanderbilt University

Allison Duncan, Xavier University

Alyssa Switaj, Azusa Pacific University

Amy Prescott, University of La Verne

Anthony Robinson, Louisiana State University

Ashley Jens, Regent University

Ashley Varghese, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium

Beata Krembuszewski, Sam Houston State University

Briana Williams, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Brooke McGarry, Xavier University

Caitlin Lefebvre, Sam Houston State University

Camelia Harb, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Cara Lucke, University of Minnesota

Cardinal Do, Ohio University

Christine Kindler, Howard University

Joey Cheung, Temple University

Cody Kaneshiro, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Cory Knight, University of Houston-Clear Lake

Desheane Newman, Palo Alto University

Elizabeth Lanzillo, The Catholic University of America

Emanuel Boutzoukas, University of Florida

Emily Bramande, Gallaudet University

Emily Donovan, Virginia Commonwealth University

Esther Palacios-Barrios, University of Pittsburgh

Feng Xing, George Washington University

Jamie Layton, Seattle Pacific University

Jordan Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Julia Alcaraz-Gamez, Pacific University

Kaitlin Wray, Regent University

Karina Puent, Midwestern University – Downers Grove

Kathryn Biesiada, Pacific University

Kathy Benhamou, Case Western Reserve University

Keiona Brooks, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Kelsey Hobbs, University of Minnesota

Koret Munguldar, The New School for Social Research

LaVarius Harris, Auburn University

Li Shen Chong, University at Albany, The State University of New York

Lindsay R. M. Broussard, University of California, Los Angeles

Lindsey Nadon, Concordia University, Montreal

Lizi Zhong, Ball State University

Lydia Muyingo, Dalhousie University

Maria Natalia Canchila, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Marina Z. Nakhla, SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program

Mason A. Blake, Boston University

Melissa Avila, Virginia Commonwealth University

Melissa Miranda, Nova Southeastern University

Merranda M. McLaughlin, University of Miami

Molly Dietrich, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University

Mykola Zubko, Pacific University

Natalie A. Larez, University of California, Santa Barbara

Nina J. Anderson, University of Denver

Noelle Mastrili, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Paris J. Ball, University of Virginia

Parisa R. Kaliush, University of Utah

Patrick K. Murphy, Purdue University

Patrick McGonigal, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Phyu Pannu Khin, University of Vermont

Quratulain Gulamhussein, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Rachel Anne Arnold, Brigham Young University

Rebecca L Griffith, University of Kansas

Rebecca M. Young, University of Alaska Anchorage

Repairer Etuk Okon, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Richmond Hayes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Robyn Metcalfe, University of Oregon

Rosemary Ngozi Emordi, University of Kansas

Sabrina M. Rafi, The Wright Institute

Sarah Ghose, Virginia Commonwealth University

Satveer Kler, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Sofia Huang, Duquesne University

Solangia Engler, Texas A&M University

Stephanie J. Strong, University of Southern Mississippi

Stephenie M. Wescoup, New Mexico State University

Tamara M. Abu-Ramadan, University of Wyoming

Thalia Nicholson, East Tennessee State University

Tia Tyndal, The Catholic University of America

Timothy Sullivan, Stony Brook University

Valery Benitez Santiago, Albizu University

Yeonsoo Park, University of Notre Dame


Adam Taylor Everson, University of Missouri-Columbia

Adrian Maria Valadez, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ahyoung Tae, Alliant International University

Amanda Marie Parks, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ashley Bazier, Indiana State University

Ashley Jones, University of Southern Mississippi

Ashley MacPherson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Brynna Hope Heflin, Florida International University

Caitlyn Weaver, The University of Southern Mississippi

Carlos Alberto Vidales, Iowa State University

Charda A. Davis, William James College

Christal Davis, University of Missouri

Corey Stephen Meyer, Pacific University

Dahyeon Kang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Danielle Glad, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Débora Leme Palmiere Spradling, Texas A&M University

Elizabeth Cárdenas Bautista, University of Georgia

Emily Hunt, Teachers College Columbia University

Giselle Gomez, University of La Verne

Jaime Aguilar Napan, Loma Linda University

Jarrad Hodge, Tulane University

Jensen Davis, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Jensi Gise, Georgia State University

Jungyeong Heo, Florida State University

Katie Console, Texas A&M University

Kelly A. Romano, Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology

Kelly Cosgrove Raleigh, The University of Tulsa

Lisa Nina Cruz, Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

Marisa Isabel Benavides Sole, Lehigh University

Maryam Saleem, The George Washington University

Matthew Emmett Reiland, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Education, and School of Psychology

Matthew Portner, Pacific University

Micah Savin, Fordham University

Michael Jude Vitro, Texas Tech University

Nakisa Saidi Asefnia, University of South Carolina

Nathan R. Ramirez, Alliant International University, Fresno

Pamela Dawn Payne, MA, Kansas City, School of Medicine and Biosciences

Pevitr Singh Bansal, University of Kentucky

Rita Michelle Rivera Varela, Albizu University

Rosy Liliana Chavez-Najera, University of Nevada, Reno

Ryan C. Thompson, Palo Alto University

Sally Stratmann, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Samantha Addante, Oklahoma State University

Samantha Roop, Indiana State University

Samuel Spencer, University of Hawaii

Sarah Bills, University of South Carolina

Sarah L. de Marchena, University of Missouri

Sarah Ross Fishel, Drexel University

Shaina Kumar, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Shaylea Badovinac, York University

Shreya Lakhan-Pal, University of Minnesota

Stephanie Amaya, University of Wyoming

Stephanie Vazquez Gonzalez, Albizu University

Sydney Shear, Nova Southeastern University

Terrell Alexander Hicks, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tyler Ayana Womack, University of California, Riverside

Tyler Grace Powers, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Victor S. Pannu, Alliant International University

Violeta Rodriguez, University of Georgia

Yilei Gao, The University of Kansas

Yodit Denu, University of South Dakota