Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship

The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology. The program goals are to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology and to support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.


Funding Specifics:

  • Funding support is for one year only.
  • Only one application will be accepted from any one institution in any given year.
  • Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Completed doctoral candidacy (documentation required).
  • Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.


Evaluation Criteria

  • Conformance with stated program goals.
  • Magnitude of incremental contribution.
  • Quality of proposed work.
  • Applicant’s demonstrated scholarship and research competence.
Proposal Requirements
  • Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods and anticipated outcomes.

    Formatnot to exceed five pages (1-inch margins, 12-point Times New Roman font):

    • Relevant background, literature review, specific aims, significance.
    • Methods section: The method section must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments and procedures can be evaluated.
    • Implications section.
  • Timeline for execution.
  • Full budget and justification.
  • Current CV.
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a graduate advisor and the other from the department chair or director of graduate studies).
  • Copy of IRB approval.
Please check with your department's Director of Graduate Studies and/or Graduate Coordinator before submitting your materials to the Graduate School - each department can only put forward one name. Your department may have an earlier internal deadline for choosing the departmental nominee.

Please note: ALL materials must be sent to Sara Hodges (sdhodges@uoregon.edu) in one email, by Monday October 31.


Due Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2016
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