Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

STP Early Career Travel Grant Program

The Society for The Teaching of Psychology (Division Two of APA) is pleased to announce the Early Career Psychologist Travel Grant Program. The grant program is open only to STP members who meet the ECP definition below.  Grant funds can be used to defray the costs of attending psychology teaching conferences or conferences with a significant teaching of psychology component.  STP encourages applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences

STP defines an Early Career Psychologist as a member who is within ten years of beginning teaching of psychology and who is not a student.

We will fund approximately 20 grants, with a maximum award of $500 per grant, for conference attendance between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019.  Deadline for proposals is October 1, 2018.

Policies regarding STP grant programs can be found on the STP website (http://teachpsych.org/members/policies.php). Applications will be evaluated on the degree to which the applicant demonstrates that the proposed conference attendance can improve the applicant’s teaching of psychology. Priority will be given to first-time recipients. Regional conference attendance is encouraged, but not required. The average funding rate of applicants since tracking began in 2012 is 72.5%. Many funded applicants have received full funding, but some proposals received were partially funded.

Please submit your completed STP ECP Travel Grant Application and CV electronically to Amy Hackney at travelgrants@teachpsych.org.  Applicants will receive notification of award decisions no later than early December, 2018.


ECP Travel Grant Committee

1) Amy Hackney (Chair), Georgia Southern University,  Statesboro, GA

2) Erin Kennedy, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

3) Blake Nielsen, Columbia College, Columbia, MO   

4) Stephanie Richman, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH    

5) Kara Sage, College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID    

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