Research and Conference Funding

CPA Funding Initiatives

CPA’s 2020 Student Research Grants: Rules and Eligibility Criteria

The CPA is now accepting applications for its annual student research grants competition.  Deadline for applications is Friday November 27th at 4pm EST.  Please click here for more information on the call, eligibility criteria, general rules and the link to the application form.  Please direct any questions about this competition to science@cpa.ca


CPA Annual Student Research Funding Envelope

The CPA wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology through an annual funding envelope. Funding up to $1,500 is available per project. Applications for the 2020 competition will be due in late November; the call for applications will be available on the CPA’s website at the end of September.


CPA GRANTS FOR STUDENT RESEARCH

The CPA wishes to support student research in all areas of psychology through an annual funding envelope.

The applicant / award recipient must be a graduate student affiliate in good standing, of the CPA; enrolled full time in a psychology graduate program at a provincially or territorially chartered Canadian University. The applicant’s/award recipient’s direct supervisor must also be a member in good standing of the CPA. Funding up to $1,500 is available per project.

The adjudication committee will consider the following in evaluating proposals: overall research approach/methodology, feasibility of the research and the environment in which conducted, originality of research, impact of research, and applicant’s qualifications. Applications for the 2020 competition will be due in late November; the call for applications will be available on the CPA’s website at the end of September.

Click here for a list of past CPA Student Research and Knowledge Dissemination Grant Recipients.

External Funding Opportunities


CONFERENCE SUPPORT

The CPA is pleased to provide 4 awards in the amount of $500 each to the organizers of a psychology conference that has a specific focus on undergraduate psychology students. Applications (include link to application here) for funding in a given year must be received by December 1st of the previous year. Completed applications should be sent to the attention of the CPA’s Science Director at science@cpa.ca.

PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA

Through an agreement with the CPA and the CPA Foundation, the Psychology Foundation of Canada oversees the CPA’s charitable activities. Information on the awards (and application deadlines) overseen by the PFC can be found on the PFC website.