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30 Great Scholarships, Grants & Awards for Industrial-Organizational Psychology

30 Great Scholarships, Grants & Awards for Industrial-Organizational Psychology 2017-12-21T19:15:25+00:00

The specialty of industrial-organizational psychology (also called I/O psychology) is characterized by the scientific study of human behavior in organizations and the work place. Having the top of the line professionals in these positions is crucial for thriving businesses. For this reason, the American Psychology Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and others offer scholarships, grants and awards to encourage and celebrate students pursuing bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. Below you will find 30 great scholarship options for students in this field.

Adverse Impact Reduction Research Initiative and Action (AIRRIA) Research Grant

Description: Adverse Impact refers to employment practices that appear neutral but have a discriminatory effect on a protected group. In this scholarship, students are awarded for research that leads to new approaches to reduce adverse impact.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $2,000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for Early Career Contribution to Psychology

Description: The APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology honor early career scientists for contributions in the first nine years post-PhD.

Application Deadline: June 1

Contact Information:

Suzanne Wandersman, Staff Liaison Committee on Scientific Awards American Psychological Association Science Directorate

750 First Street

NE Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

Telephone: 202/336-6000 Fax: 202/336-5953

Email: swandersman@apa.org

Scholarship Amount: Unspecified

Total Scholarships Available: Unspecified

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

APA Society Convention Research Awards

Description: These awards are presented to students submitting the best research papers to Psi Chi sessions at regional conventions.

Application Deadline: June 

Contact Information:

Suzanne Wandersman, Staff Liaison Committee on Scientific Awards American Psychological Association Science Directorate

750 First Street

NE Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

Telephone: 202/336-6000 Fax: 202/336-5953

Email: swandersman@apa.org

Scholarship Amount: $400- Undergraduate, $500 Graduate

Total Scholarships Available: 2 Undergraduate, 2 Graduate

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Both

APA Student Travel Award

Description: APA’s Science Directorate sponsors an annual competition for graduate student travel awards. The purpose of the travel award program is to help psychology graduate students travel to the annual APA convention to present their research.

Application Deadline: April

Contact Information: Apply Here.

Scholarship Amount: $300

Total Scholarships Available: Unspecified

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

APAGS Outstanding Professional Development Program Award (Stuart C. Tentoni Award)

Description: This award is designed to encourage students to submit proposals for APAGS’ convention programming and to attend and participate in the APA Annual Convention.

Application Deadline: April

Contact Information: Apply Here.

Scholarship Amount: $500

Total Scholarships Available: Unspecified

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

APF Graduate Student Scholarships

Description: The APF Graduate Student Scholarships are a series of graduate student research projects. Proposals will be primarily be rated on a brief literature review, the clarity and comprehensibility of the research question, the appropriateness of the research design, the importance of the research and the use of requested funds.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information: Apply Here

Scholarship Amount: Varies

Total Scholarships Available: 22

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award

Description: The Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award is presented annually to recognize an outstanding investigator in research or implementation of psychology of religion/spirituality in applied areas. 

Application Deadline: March 31

Contact Information:

Awards Committee Chair – Crystal Park

crystal.park@uconn.edu

crysdara@aol.com

Scholarship Amount: Unspecified

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship:  Unspecified

Best Intervention Competition (Work, Stress, and Health Conference)

Description: The Best Intervention Competition recognizes outstanding evaluations of interventions in which researchers partner with industry and labor to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses and promote workplace safety and health.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

APA- Wesley Baker

Conference Manager

American Psychological Association

750 First Street, NE

Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

Phone: (202) 336-6124

Fax: (202) 336-6117

 

Best Intervention Competition- Ted Scharf

Best Intervention Competition Coordinator

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

1090 Tusculum Ave.  C-24

Cincinnati, Ohio 45226

Phone: (513) 533-8170; (513) 226-9650  

Fax: (513) 533-8596

Scholarship Amount: Unspecified

Total Scholarships Available: Varied

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Best LGBT Research Award

Description: This annual award is given to the author(s) of a paper or poster accepted for presentation at the annual SIOP conference.  This award honors papers or posters that further the field’s understanding of LGBT issues within the workplace and represents theoretical and technical rigor.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Total Scholarships Available: Varied

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award

Description: The Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award is given to an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the science and/or practice of I-O psychology within seven (7) years of receiving the PhD degree.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 2

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Postgraduate

Distinguished Professional Contributions Award

Description: The Distinguished Professional Contributions award is given to an individual who has developed, refined, and implemented practices, procedures, and methods that have had a major impact on both people in organizational settings and the profession of I-O psychology.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Postgraduate

Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award

Description: The Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award is given to an individual who has made the most distinguished empirical and/or theoretical scientific contributions to the field of I-O psychology.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Post Graduate

Distinguished Service Contributions Award

Description: The Distinguished Service Contributions Award is given for sustained, significant, and outstanding service to SIOP.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Postgraduate

Douglas W. Bray and Ann Howard Research Grant

Description: The grant is designed to support research on assessment center methods as well as research into the development of managers and leaders.

Application Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $10,000

Total Scholarships Available: Unspecified

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Postgraduate

Goldstein and Schneider Scholarship by the Macey Fund

Description: The Irwin L. Goldstein Scholarship and the Benjamin Schneider Scholarship offer financial assistance to a minority doctoral student in I-O psychology.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $3,000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Doctorate

Hebl Grant

Description: This annual grant will be given to a graduate student who is conducting a gender-related research project for his/her master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation, with the intent of assisting the graduate student with completion of the project.

Application Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $3,000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance

Description: In recognition of the best paper or chapter that demonstrates innovation in applied personality research in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

James L. Outzz Grant

Description: This annual grant will be given to a graduate student who has received approval from his/her adviser or committee chair, but not yet conducted, a diversity-related research proposal. The proposal may be either a master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation and is intended to assist the graduate student with the diversity-related project.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $3,000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment

Description: An annual award honoring P. Richard Jeanneret given to the author(s) of a paper or chapter — published or unpublished — judged to have the highest potential to further the understanding of individual or group assessment, especially when such assessment supports the creation of a diverse workforce.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

John C. Flanagan Award

Description: This award was created to recognize the best student poster at the SIOP conference.  To be considered for this award, the student must be the first author on the paper.  All student papers who fit this criteria are automatically considered for the award.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: Unspecified

Total Scholarships Available: Unspecified

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

Leslie W. Joyce and Paul W. Thayer Graduate Fellowship in I-O Psychology

Description: This fellowship is designed to provide financial support to a doctoral student in I-O psychology who is specializing in training and development and/or selection and placement.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $10,000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace

Description: This award is given in recognition of a project or product representing an outstanding example of the practice of industrial and organizational psychology in the workplace.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

Psychological Science Research Grant

Description: This grant provides support for graduate students conducting psychological science research studies, with additional funding reserved specifically for diversity-focused research.

Application Deadline: December 

Contact Information: Apply Here.

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Total Scholarships Available: 4

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

Raymond A. Katzell Media Award in I-O Psychology

Description: This award is designed to recognize a SIOP member who, in a major way, has shown to the general public the importance of work done by I-O psychology for addressing social issues, that is, research that makes a difference for people.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $3000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

Rains Wallace Dissertation Award

Description: The winning dissertation research should demonstrate the use of research methods that are both rigorous and creative.

Application Deadline: June 30

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Doctorate

Schmidt-Hunter Award

Description: To recognize the best advances related to industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology as documented in published research in which meta-analysis is used. The publications must be dated during the prior 3 years.

Applications Accepted: May

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

SIOP Graduate Student Scholarship Award

Description: The Graduate Student Scholarship recognizes achievement in a graduate career and is intended to assist doctoral students in the field of industrial and organizational psychology with the costs of carrying out their dissertation work.  

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $3000- $3500

Total Scholarships Available: 4

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Graduate

SIOP Small Grant Program

Description: The purpose of the SIOP Small Grant Program is to provide tangible support from SIOP to its members for research-related activities; help guide research activities in areas of interest to both practitioners and academicians within SIOP; and foster cooperation between academicians and practitioners by supporting research that has the potential to advance both knowledge and practice in applied areas of interest to all members of SIOP.

Applications Accepted: May

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $7500

Total Scholarships Available: 3

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

Wiley Award for Excellence in Survey Research

Description: To recognize excellence and innovation in the design of survey research methods or techniques that will improve organizational effectiveness and performance.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $2500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified

William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award

Description: This award is given in recognition of the best publication (appearing in a journal) in the field of industrial and organizational psychology during the past full year.

Applications Accepted: May 

Contact Information:

SIOP Administrative Office

440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Phone: 419-353-0032

FAX 419-352-2645

or e-mail:  SIOP@siop.org

Scholarship Amount: $1500

Total Scholarships Available: 1

Undergraduate or Graduate Level Scholarship: Unspecified