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Texas Psychological Foundation is the foundation entity of Texas Psychological Association organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.  Funds received, primarily by tax deductible donation, may be used to:
  • Stimulate interest and knowledge of psychology to the public;
  • Recognize excellence and achievement in graduate training by granting awards, scholarships, and fellowships; 
  • Encourage the design and development of novel techniques and innovative programs for providing effective psychological; services in schools, institutions, industries, and in the community-at-large;
  • Promote or fund basic and/or applied research programs in psychology;
  • Encourage and support scholarship and publication in the field of psychology; and
  • Develop materials and programs for the advancement of professional education in psychology

Gifts and Awards include:

  • Alexander Award: Provides an award for the best paper submitted by a graduate student in psychobiology, psychophysiology and related areas.

  • Bo and Sally Family Psychology Research Award: Provides awards for research projects related to family psychology.

  • Jennifer Ann Crecente Memorial Fund: Provides awards for research regarding prevention of teen dating violence.

  • Manuel Ramirez III Dissertation Award for Ethnic Minority Research: Provides awards for research projects related to Ethnic Minority Psychology.

  • Rose Costello Education Fund: Provides awards for furthering education in psychology.

  • Roy Scrivner Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues Award: Provides an annual award for the best student paper on Gay & Lesbian research issues.

  • Schoenfeld-McCann-Schmidt-Ehrisman Fund for Ethics Education: Provides education in ethics in the field of psychology in the state of Texas.

  • TPA/TPF-Student Merit Research Awards: Given to one graduate student and one undergraduate student to defray costs of meritorious research projects.

 If you are interested in donating to a particular fund, please make note that 



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