APS Teaching Fund Graphic, very sciency logos in blue and yellow

The APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science

The Fund supports research on the teaching of psychological science through the two grant programs described below.

This is a photo of Peter Baguma and colleagues in Uganda.

First Nat’l Conference on Teaching Psychology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2012)

Small Grants for Teaching Projects

APS invites proposals for nonrenewable grants up to $5,000 to launch new projects broadly addressing the categories below:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): Grants in this category support high quality, potentially publishable scholarship directed at the teaching and learning of psychological science
  • Meetings and Conferences: Grants in this category support efforts that facilitate communication among teachers of psychological science who share common challenges and who would benefit from sharing ideas and resources
  • Technology and Websites: Grants in this category support projects leveraging technological resources to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science, and to increase the reach and efficient dissemination of related resources
  • Other: The fund welcomes proposals for innovative projects to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science.

Application deadline is October 1, 2019.

Application Instructions

See Examples of Funded Projects

Request for Proposals

The APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science was established with the support of The David and Carol Myers Foundation. 

APS Teaching Fund Steering Committee, Fall 2019

Laurie Hunter (Chair), Christopher Newport University
Robin Cautin, Sacred Heart University
Kai Qin Chan, James Cook University, Singapore
Dante Dixson, Wayne State University
Fay Guarraci, Southwestern University
Adam Putnam, Furman University