APS Teaching Fund

The APS Teaching Fund provides small grants for projects that promote the teaching and learning of psychological science.

APS Teaching Fund

The APS Teaching Fund provides small grants for projects that promote the teaching and learning of psychological science.

APS Teaching Fund Steering Committee

Adam Putnam (Chair), Furman University
Pedro Albuquerque, Universidade do Minho
Cindy Bukach, University of Richmond
Nnamdi Pole, Smith College
Anondah Saide, University of North Texas
Jessi Smith, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

The APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science was established with the support of The David and Carol Myers Foundation and offers grants to support the teaching and public understanding of psychological science. Researchers from within and outside of the United States are encouraged to apply.

Small Grants for Teaching Projects

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

Grants awarded in each category will support the following:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: High-quality, potentially publishable scholarship directed at the teaching and learning of psychological science
  • Meetings and Conferences: 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: Projects leveraging technological resources to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science and to increase the reach and efficient dissemination of related resources
  • Antiracist Curricula: Projects that aim to eliminate racial bias in psychological science curricula and incorporate principles of racial justice into psychological science curricula.
  • Other: The fund welcomes proposals for innovative projects to enhance the teaching and learning of psychological science.

Application deadlines are March 1 and October 1.

Application Instructions

See Examples of Funded Projects