Grant submissions are now closed.

Here at CloudResearch, we value innovative and impactful research, and are pleased to offer a grant program to support research across various fields. Our grant covers the cost of participant payment and fees on CloudResearch’s Connect platform, helping researchers collect high-quality data for their studies. Grant applications are short and simple, asking researchers to explain the theoretical rationale for their study, who they are targeting, what materials they plan to use, and how their research is innovative and impactful. Click here o receive a notification when the submissions for the next round of funding is open.

Past CloudResearch Grant Recipients


Ashley Sylvara

Doctoral Student at Kansas State University

Ashley is examining the use of artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots to detect when faking on personality tests in the context of job applications.

Benjamin Kaveladze

Graduate Student at the University of California, Irvine

Benjamin is testing 20 different SSIs (Single Session Interventions) to see which are most effective in improving participants’ mental health outcomes.

Brad Huang

Doctoral Student at the University of British Columbia

Brad is focusing on finding the sweet spot for creativity in human-AI collaborations, hypothesizing that too much or too little collaboration can be detrimental.

Kiana Sabugo

Research Assistant at UC Santa Barbara

Kiana is using a novel approach to manipulate perceptions of free will to better understand how beliefs about free will can be shaped and influenced by our everyday experiences of thought.


Aslı Ceren Çınar

PhD Candidate in Political Science, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Asli Ceren Çınar uses computer generated videos assessing how voters’ perceptions of candidates depend on candidate age, gender, race, attractiveness, and vocal pitch–attempting to combat sexism and racism in politics.

Farnoush Reshadi

Assistant Professor of Marketing, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Farnoush Reshadi works on creating open ended attention checks that can be scored automatically using LIWC’s sentiment analysis.

Gilad Feldman

Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

Gilad Feldman is heading an ongoing replication project with a large team of Open Science early career researchers, working to create a more replicable and impactful science.

Yefim Roth

Lecturer, The University of Haifa

Yefim Roth compares the attentiveness of CloudResearch participants to the attentiveness of participants in the lab, helping further elucidate the differences and similarities between the two samples.


Art Marsden

Syracuse University

Art Marsden is creating a free face database for researchers using StyleGAN 2 to generate images of realistic looking faces that are racially and ethnically diverse.

Michiel Spapé

University of Helsinki

Michiel Spapé is using innovative tools to explore the relationship between mood, motion, and time perception.

Nick Byrd

Stevens Institute of Technology

(team: Simon Cullen & Philipp Chapkovski)

Nick Byrd is building the Socrates Platform to allow real-time discussion between participants in psychology experiments.

Megan Burns

New York University

Megan Burns is investigating racial discrimination in the context of venture capitalism, using participants with a background in business to target people regularly involved in funding decisions.