Caul Awards

David Caul Graduate Research Fund – Applications Accepted May 2 – June 3, 2022

The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is pleased to announce the David Caul Graduate Research Grant. This grant is designed to support research that is primarily concerned with dissociation or closely related topics. Graduate students (in a Masters, PsyD, or PhD program) and undergraduate honors students are eligible to apply for grants up to $1500. Please note that grants for projects less than $1500 are also encouraged. 

Application materials will be available through the grant webpage from May 2 – June 3, 2022. Applications must be electronically submitted by 11:59pm US Eastern Time, June 3, 2022 in accordance with the specifications detailed on the grant webpage:

2022 Caul Award Instructions and Forms

Application materials include: (a) a completed applicant information cover sheet; (b) a completed research overview page; (c) a 1000 word maximum (excluding references) summary of the proposed research presenting rationale, aims and hypotheses, research design, and procedures; (d) a proposed budget for the grant indicating the amount requested and how funds would be spent; (e) a brief description, attached to the budget, of why the grant will be essential to performance of the project; (f) CVs from both the applicant and his or her Faculty Supervisor; (g) a letter of support from the primary faculty member overseeing the research that addresses the applicant’s ability to carry out the proposed research; and (h) (where applicable) letters of support from recruitment sites.  

Please direct questions to Kai Monde ( or ISSTD Staff (