Esther Katz Rosen Pre-college Psychology Grant Program

Up to $25,000 to improve the quality of education in psychological science and its application in secondary schools for high ability students.

Deadline:

Sponsor: APF

Description

About the Esther Katz Rosen Fund

The Esther Katz Rosen Fund derives from a bequest to support "activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge about gifted children." 

About the Pre-college Psychology Grant Program

The Esther Katz Rosen Pre-college Psychology Grant Program provides financial support for efforts aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in the secondary schools for high ability students. Proposals must focus on supplying education for gifted and talented high school students. 

Program Goals

  • Improves the quality of high-school education in psychology.
  • Encourages high ability high school students to pursue careers in psychology.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated on:

  • Conformance with stated program goals
  • Nature and magnitude of incremental contribution
  • Capability for accomplishing the proposed work
  • Likelihood of producing generalizable outcomes
Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be an educational institution, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or individual affiliated with qualifying institution. Teaching time releases are not supported from the Rosen Fund.

How to Apply

Apply online.

Proposal Requirements

  • Description of proposed project to include goal and its relation to the institution’s mission and target population, qualifications for execution, other participants and respective roles, intended outcomes and plan for achieving them, extent to which outcomes may generalize and criteria used to identify gifted and talented students.
     -    Time for execution and full budget and justification should be included.
     -    Format: not to exceed 7 pages (1-inch margins, no smaller than 11 point font; please upload as a single PDF file)
  • Current CV for project leader (no more than 10 pages)
  • Two letters of support
Past Recipients

2016

  • Joshua Hartshorne, PhD, Boston College 

  • Linda Jones, PhD, Belmont University

2012

  • Veronica Guay, Mount Wachusett Community College

2011

  • Pamela Ansburg, PhD, Metropolitan State College of Denver

  • Sarah Wills, Spoon River Valley Public Schools

2010

  • Thomas P. Fitzgibbons, PhD, Martinsville City Public Schools

  • Gerardo Ramirez, University of Chicago

2009

  • Kristina Olson, PhD, Yale University

2008

  • Jill Lynn and Richard G. Trogisch, District of Columbia Public Schools

  • Laura A. Rabin, PhD, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

2007

  • Timothy K. Daugherty, PhD, Winthrop University

  • Jill Lynn and Emily Leary, Precollege Psychology Programs, American Psychological Association  

  • Melanie Page, PhD, Oklahoma State University

  • Laura A. Rabin, PhD, Brooklyn College, City University of New York