February 29, 2016
It was wonderful seeing so many early career faculty at NASP! Thank you to Ed Shapiro, Rob Volpe, Erin Dowdy, and Katie Eklund for presenting in the ECF’s NASP Symposium, Strategies for Securing Funding as an Early Career Scholar! And thanks to all of the early career scholars who attended. Below are several useful websites and resources mentioned during the session. If you know of other great resources, please feel free to share via the comments.
Websites to Explore for Funding Opportunities
- Your university – Take advantage of internal grant opportunities to support pilot projects and develop your research program in order to increase your competitiveness for external funding.
- General sites for both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral scholar
- Community of Scholars
- APA Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
- AERA Fellowships and Research Grants
- Science’s Where to Search for Grant Funding(also includes advice on grant writing)
- SocialPsychology Network’s Sources for Research Funding
- For Graduate Students
- Select Non-Profits That Administer Research Grants and Fellowships
- MacArthur Foundation
- The Spencer Foundation
- William T. Grant Foundation
- Lumina Foundation
- Ford Foundation
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
- Joyce Foundation
- The Teagle Foundation
- The Chicago Community Trust
- The Foundation Center
- Other Resources on Grant Writing
- Nancy Guerra’s Preparing Research Proposals in Psychology: The Graduate Student Guide to Funding
- The Chronicle of Higher Education: Debunking Some Myths about Grant Writing
- UW-Madison’s List of Grant Proposal Writing Resources
- TAMIU’s Grant Writing Resources
Thank you to all the new faculty who participated in the Early Career Faculty meeting at NASP on Thursday, February 11. Below is the resource list discussed during the meeting. We look forward to seeing you all—and many new faces—next year!
General Early Career Scholar Resources
- Akin-Little, A., Bray, M., Eckert, T. L, & Kehle, T.J. (2004). The perceptions of academic women in school psychology: A national survey. School Psychology Quarterly,19, 327-341. doi: 10.1521/scpq.19.4.327.53404
- Ammerman, C. & Tseng, V. (2011). Maximizing mentoring: A guide for building strong relationships.New York, NY: William T. Grant.
- Bain, K. (2004). What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Berstein, D. A. & Lucas, S. G. (2004). Tips for effective teaching. In J. M. Darley, M. P. Zanna & H. L. Roediger (Eds.), The complete academic: A career guide 2ndedition (pp. 79-115). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Boice, R. (2000). Advice for new faculty members. New York: Pearson.
- Darley, J. M., Zanna, M. P. & Roediger, H. L. (Eds.). (2004) The complete academic: A career guide2nd edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Grapin, S. L., Kranzler, J. H., & Daley, M. L. (2012). Scholarly productivity and impact of school psychology faculty in APA-accredited programs. Psychology in the Schools, 50,87-101. doi: 10.1002/pits.21658
- Harris, B., & Sullivan, A. L. (2012). Faculty roles: A primer for students and professionals interested in careers in academia.NASP Communiqué, 41(2), 20-21.
- Harris, B., & Sullivan, A. L. (2013). Work-life balance in academic careers. The School Psychologist, 67(2), 23-26.
- Lucas, C. J., & Murry, J. W. (2002). New faculty: A practical guide for academic beginners. New York: Palgrave.
- Martínez, R. S., Floyd, R. G., & Erichsen, L .W. (2011). Strategies and attributes of highly productive scholars and contributors to the school psychology literature: Recommendations for increasing scholarly productivity. Journal of School Psychology, 49,691–720. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2011.10.003
- McKeachie, W. (Ed.). (2003). Teaching tips(10th ed.). New York: Houghton Mifflin.
- Schoenfeld, A. C., & Magnan, R. (1994). Mentor in a manual: Climbing the academic ladder to tenure. Madison, WI: Magna Publications.
- Silva, P. (2007). How to write a lot. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.Ward, L. & Wolf-Wendel, L. (2012). Academic motherhood: How faculty manage work and family. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.