F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award

$2,000 to support dissertation research oriented toward advancing a unified conception of brain and behavior.

Deadline:

Sponsor: APF

Description

APF is seeking applications for the F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award, which supports dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

Proposed research should be compatible with McGuigan’s overall goals and may fall within any area of contemporary behavioral or brain science (including more recent forms of cognitive psychology).

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Eligibility
  • Completed doctoral candidacy, including dissertation approval by doctoral committee, at a regionally accredited institution located in the U.S. or Canada.

  • Demonstrated commitment to stated program goals (dualistic approaches characteristic of much contemporary cognitive research are specifically ineligible).

  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

 

How to Apply
Past Recipients

2016

  • Forest Gruss, University of Florida

2015

  • Rachel K. Bencic Hamilton, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014

  • Kathleen Hazlett, Marquette University

2013

  • R. Ross MacLean, Pennsylvania State University

2012

  • Marc Coutanche, University of Pennsylvania

2011

  • Anna Docherty, University of Missouri, Columbia

2010

  • Elizabeth Shulman, University of California, Irvine

2009

  • Lauren M. Bylsma, University of South Florida