How to Apply for the Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship

Submit all application materials via email with PDF attachments.

The application process has two stages:

  1. Preliminary application:
    • Letter of interest describing the research that would be undertaken during the award year and how the research fits with ETS research efforts
    • Statement describing any additional financial assistance such as assistantship or grant commitment that you would have during the fellowship period
    • Nomination letter (either as an email or as an email with a PDF attachment) from an academic advisor in support of your interest in the fellowship award
    • Current curriculum vitae
  2. Final application:
    • Detailed project description (approximately 15 double-spaced pages) of the research the individual will carry out at the host university, including the purpose, goals and methods of the research
    • Graduate academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    • Evidence of scholarship (presentations, manuscripts, etc.)

Important Dates

  • December 1, 2013 — Deadline for receipt of preliminary application materials
  • December 17, 2013 — Applicants are notified of preliminary application decision
  • February 1, 2014 — Deadline for receipt of final application materials
  • April 1, 2014 — Award recipients are notified


Samples of published research that are only available in hard copy form should be sent to:

Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship Program — MS 19-T
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541-0001

For more information, contact us via email or call 1-609-734-5543.