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2012-13 Thelma Hunt Research Grants

Deadline: October 01, 2012 at 11:30 PM HST - CLOSED


To fund empirical research that addresses a question directly related to Psi Chi, as posed by either the Psi Chi Board of Directors or the researcher submitting a proposal.

All Psi Chi student and faculty members are eligible
to apply for a Thelma Hunt Research Grant. The first
author must be either:
• a Psi Chi student member endorsed by a Psi Chi faculty member or
• a Psi Chi faculty member with a member ID number on file at the Central Office.
Preference will be given to candidates who have not recently won a Hunt Grant. Each grant will be made payable to the principal investigator, who is responsible for all expenses of the research. The winner's brief biography and abstract will be published by Psi Chi.

Number of awards: 2
Award amount: $3,000
Total amount awarded: $6,000


1. Proposals must be an electronic document written in English conforming strictly to the instructions in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
2. The description of the project (excluding title page, references, and appendices) should not exceed six pages in 12-point font (double-spaced).
3. All proposals should be masked. Your Psi Chi member ID number will serve as a unique identifier for your submission. The only item that will not be masked is the Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval.
A full report will be required at the end of one year.