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Gendlin Grant for Original Research in Psychology 2024

December 2023

Gendlin Grant for Original Research in Psychology

Award Year: 2024

Award Amount:  Total award(s) up to $5,000

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 $5,000. Therefore, grant requests of any amount up to $5,000 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)
  • your photo (which will be used in our announcement if you become the recipient)
  • a very brief description of your project, suitable for use in a public announcement if you become the recipient (100 words or less)

Please email documents to [email protected].

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 March 30, 2024

You will be notified by the Gendlin Research Center by the end of July 2024.