APF/The Trust Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD Grant

$5,000 to support an early career psychologists or graduate student for research or projects in the area of ethics and risk management.


Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation


The APF/The Trust Eric A. Harris EdD, JD Grant will support an early career psychologist or graduate student for research or projects in the area of ethics and risk management.

Evaluation Critieria

Proposals will be evaluated on:

  • Innovative and potential impact qualities
  • Quality, viability and promise of proposed work
  • Clear and comprehensive methodology
  • Practicality of budget

Applicants must:

  • Be a graduate student or early career psychologist (no more than 10 years postdoctoral).
  • Be affiliated with a nonprofit charitable, educational, or scientific institution, or governmental entity operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
  • Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
How to Apply

Apply online now.

Proposal Requirements

Title and description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods and anticipated outcomes. Please include the following (not to exceed five pages, 1-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond Font, single space): 

  • Relevant background, literature review, specific aims, significance 

  • Methods section (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments and procedures can be evaluated) 

  • Implications section 

Timeline of proposed project and detailed budget and justification (not to exceed 1 page). 

CV (10 page max).

Graduate students are required to submit letters of support.

Past Recipients


Matthew Podlogar, Florida State University
"Investigating the Selection Choice of 'Prefer Not to Disclose' in Self-Report Suicide Risk Screening"