Resources for Graduate Students

Forms and Documents

Additional useful forms can be found on the Registrar and Graduate Division webpages.

Useful Websites

UC Merced Funding Opportunities

UC Merced fellowships are awarded primarily on the basis of merit and the promise of outstanding academic and professional achievement. Consideration is given to the extent and quality of previous undergraduate and graduate work, evidence of ability in research or other creative accomplishments, evidence of intellectual capacity and promise of productive scholarship.

Outside Funding Opportunities

APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship - This is the 18th year of the American Psychological Foundation (APF)/ Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP) Graduate Research Scholarship in Psychology program. Several scholarships were awarded in 2012, including the $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship, the $5,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship, the $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship, the $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship, the $1,000 APF Peter and Malina James & Dr. Louis P. James Legacy Scholarship, and a number of additional $1,000 scholarships. For more information about the fellowships and applications, go to the website.

American Psychological Association's Policy Fellowships and Internships - The programs offer graduate students opportunities to spend one year working on public interest policy issues. Deadlines vary for each program. See APA's Fellowships and Internships page for details.

American Psychological Association's Scholarships, Grants and Awards - APA offers a variety of awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology. Go to APA's Scholarships, Grants and Awards page to search for an award in your field.

For more external funding opportunities, go to the Graduate Division's External Funding page or the following sites: Scholarship Opportunities for Psychology Students, UCLA Funding Opportunities, and UCLA Funding Opportunites Database.

Recent Workshops


For both general and area-specific conference links, go to the conferences page. Available below are useful links to search for conferences.

Psychology Chair
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Psychology Graduate Group Chair
Jan Wallander, Professor
Psychology Mailing Address
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