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Gendlin Grant  for Original Research in Psychology: 2022-2023 Grant Application

Award Year: 2023
Award Amount:
 Total award(s) up to $2,500

The Gendlin Center grant is a competitive award for promising original research advancing the Focusing process as an evidence-based practice. We are looking for quantitative research proposals which utilize rigorous methodologies. Priority is given to research design that has high potential for publication in a quality peer-reviewed journal. Depending on the needs of applicants, there may be several smaller awards or one award, for a total distribution of up to $2,500. Therefore, grant requests of any amount up to $2,500 are invited. Grantees will be expected to provide regular reports of progress; frequency of reports will be based on the expected timeline and determined at the time of the award. Evidence of publication within 3 years is expected, unless otherwise agreed upon. Depending on the specifics of the grant, funds may be distributed over time or in one lump sum.

Applicants should include:

  • a detailed project description (up to 1,500 words)
  • an abstract (up to 300 words)
  • a timeline and budget
  • the researcher's institutional affiliation and major supervisor, if appropriate
  • at least one letter of support from a research colleague or supervisor from the institution where you are affiliated
  • current CV/resume of the principal researcher(s)

Please email documents to [email protected]. We prefer that applications be sent by email; however, hard copies may be sent to:

The International Focusing Institute/ Gendlin Center
15 N. Mill St., suite 210
Nyack, NY 10960

We invite inquiries in advance of the application. If you have questions please contact [email protected].

Applicants will be notified of receipt of completed application.

The Gendlin Center Steering Committee may request more details or an interview with the applicant(s).

Completed applications are due by November 10, 2022.

You will be notified by the Gendlin Research Center by January 31, 2023.