Applications Being Accepted for APDT Foundation Grant Proposals in 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

November 20th, 2015

Undergraduate and graduate academic research students and academicians are encouraged to apply for one of up to five $1500 grants being awarded through by the APDT Foundation in 2016.

Accepted proposals will be selected based on research submitted in a field related to behavior analysis, ethology and cognition. Preference will be given to proposals that contain research questions that will have practical application for professional dog trainers and behavior consultants. Preference will also be given to proposals that include collaboration with the dog training and behavior community, specifically companion dog trainers who work with dog owners. The APDT Foundation will also accept proposals that create canine science outreach and education opportunities.

Interested applicants must submit their proposals to the APDT Foundation by Apr. 1, 2016. For instructions and eligibility requirements, visit the “Awards and Grants” page of the APDT Foundation’s website, http://www.apdtfoundation.org/awards-and-grants/grants/

The mission of the APDT Foundation is to provide funding for applied scientific research on dog training and behavior and to further increase the knowledge base of the dog training profession. The corporation is organized for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. To learn more about the APDT Foundation visit www.apdtfoundation.org.


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