American Psychological Foundation Issues RFP for Research on Gifted, Talented Youth

The American Psychological Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Psychological Association, has issued a Request for Proposals for the 2017 Esther Katz Rosen Fund grants program.

Established in 1974, the annual program is designed to enable and enhance the development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents and to encourage promising psychologists to continue innovative research and programs in this area.

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded in support of activities focused on the advancement and application of knowledge related to  gifted and talented children and adolescents, including research, pilot projects, research-based programs, and projects aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in secondary schools for high-ability students.

To be eligible, applicants must be affiliated with a school or education institution and hold a doctoral degree from, or be a graduate student at, an accredited university for research proposals.

See the APF website for complete program guidelines, information about previous grant recipients, and application instructions.