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David Pilon Scholarship for Training in Professional Psychology (Deadline: May 6, 2015)

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Who Can Apply: APAGS grants and awards are available to graduate student members of APAGS who are enrolled at least half-time as a student in good standing at a regionally accredited university. Students who join as a graduate student affiliate are members of APAGS; students who are members of APA as undergraduate student affiliates, associate member or other member status, must change their status to graduate student affiliate prior to applying for this grant/award.

Undergraduates are not eligible to apply for these grants/awards, nor are current or former APAGS Committee members, subcommittee chairs and task force chairs. In addition, former APAGS subcommittee members or ad hoc reviewers who have previously reviewed this scholarship are not eligible. Previous recipients of each grant/award are not eligible to apply again for a period of five years.


  1. An abbreviated curriculum vitae (not to exceed two pages single-spaced).
  2. A 1,000-word (max) statement describing these components:

    a. The training/education you wish to be funded (including location, dates, organizing body, costs as applicable),
    b. Your short and long-term goals,
    c. How the scholarship will help you meet these goals, and
    d. How this education/training will enhance your work as a future psychologist.

  3. A letter of recommendation (not to exceed two pages single-spaced) supporting your application and how the education/training will benefit you and help meet your future educational and professional goals.

Please submit each of these items as a separate PDF file. We will not accept Word documents. Letters of recommendation (if and only if stated as a requirement above) should also be in PDF form; however, we will accept both Word and PDF versions of the letter of recommendation only.

Deadline: May 6, 2015

Amount: $1,000

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