Visionary and the Drs Rosalee G and Raymond A Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants


Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems.

Multi-year grants are no longer available.


Applicants can be educational institutions, 501(c)(3) non-profit organisations, or affiliated with such organisations. Demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work is required. IRB approval is required for any research project involving human participants. Please see the website for further details regarding eligibilty external link.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

Annual 'Visionary' grants are available in amounts ranging from $2,500 to $20,000. The annual 'Weiss' grant is available for up to $2,500.

Application procedure

Check website for details – external linkSubmit a completed application online at external link.

Closing date

March 1st


The American Psychological Foundation

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Unrestricted

American Psychological Foundation (APF)

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is a non-profit, philanthropic organization that advances the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behaviour and promoting health, education and human welfare. APF seeks to advance psychology and its impact on improving the human condition. The work of the Foundation is ongoing, sometimes urgent, always important and always growing.

Contact Details

  • 202 336 5843
  • 202 336 5812
  • 750 First Street
    20002 4242
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Psychological Foundation (APF) by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


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