Applied Psychological Measurement Inc.

Grants for Graduate Students

in Psychological and Educational Measurement Programs


(Revised Feb 18, 2016)

Name: ______

Street Address: ______

City: ______State: ______Zip/Postal Code ______

Country: ______

Email Address: ______Telephone: ______

University: ______Department: ______

Title of Graduate Program: ______

___ Ph.D. Program ___ M.A. Program

Date Entered Graduate Program: ______

Anticipated Completion Date: ______


Funds Requested from APM Inc.:$______

Matching Funds Provided by University:$______

Purpose of Funds:

Purchase of computer software:

Title and version: ______

Price (U.S. dollars): $______

Vendor: ______

Purchase of computer hardware:

Description: ______

Price (U.S. dollars): $______

Vendor: ______

Purchase of specialized books:

Title and author(s): ______


Price (U.S. dollars): $______

Source: ______

Other research expenses:

Description: ______


Price (U.S. dollars): $______

Source: ______

Travel to meetings/conventions to deliver an accepted paper:

Title of paper: ______


Authors: ______

Name of meeting/convention: ______

Location ______

Dates: ______Total travel cost: $ ______



Applicant: I certify that the above information is true and correct and that any funds received from this program will be spent exclusively for the purposes indicated above.

Signature: ______Date: ______

Graduate Faculty Member: I certify that I have reviewed this application, that the Applicant is a graduate student in the indicated program, that his/her attached proposal or paper has been reviewed by me, and that the funds requested are appropriate for the purpose requested.

Signature: ______Date: ______

Name (Please Print): ______


Attach to this application the following [only original (not faxed) materials will be accepted]:

1. A copy of your student identification showing current registration at the university indicated above.

2. For funds for computer software or hardware, books, or other research expenses, a maximum two-page summary of the proposed research and rationale for the funds requested.

3. For funds for travel, a copy of the materials submitted to the convention/meeting and a copy of the acceptance letter.

Send these materials in a single mailing to arrive by March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31 to David J. Weiss, APM Graduate Student Grants, N660 Elliott Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55455-0344, U.S.A. For further information, email: .


  • Applicant must be currently registered in a Ph.D. or M.A. program with a concentration in psychological or educational measurement at an accredited university.
  • Applicant’s status must be confirmed by a faculty member in the same program at the applicant’s institution.
  • Applications will be accepted from applicants worldwide.

Terms of Award

  • Maximum award is $1,000 ($750 for travel originating and terminating in the U.S.).
  • Priority will be given to requests that include matching funds from the applicant’s university.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have not received a prior award from this program.
  • Applicants who have received prior awards are ineligible for additional awards for a period of twelve months.
  • All awards will be paid by check in U.S. funds drawn directly to the applicant.
  • Applicants are required to submit a report on the expenditure of funds within 60 days of receipt of an award, including copies of receipts for eligible expenditures.
  • Applicants are required to refund unspent amounts of $25 or more.
  • The number of awards made per year is at the discretion of the Awards Committee (approximately 15-20 awards are anticipated per year, depending on investment experience).