Division 53 | Student Award Opportunities

Student Award Opportunities

For Students

Throughout the year award opportunities are announced via the Division 53 Listserv and from national organizations and foundations. We have compiled a list of the relevant award opportunities for graduate students with a focus on clinical child and adolescent psychology. This list is not exhaustive but should be valuable as a resource.
If you would like to post an award opportunity on this site or inform of us a relevant opportunity, please contact our Web Editor.

Routh Research and Dissertation Grant (posted 1/12/17)

The Routh Research and Dissertation grant provides support for student research that shows promise to add significantly to the research literature in the area of clinical child and adolescent psychology.
The student must have a dissertation project that has been approved by their advisor and their program faculty at the time of submission of the application.
Application Requirements
1.       A cover letter with the dissertation title, the student and dissertation advisor’s name along with all contact information. The cover letter should also state that the dissertation project has been approved by the student’s advisor and program faculty at the time of submission of the application, and provide the status of IRB review.
2.        A brief proposal (5-page maximum, double-spaced, 1 inch margins, 12 pt Times New Roman font, references are not included in the page limit), describing the project’s purpose, procedures, and proposed data analytic strategy.
3.       A copy of the student’s CV.
4.       One recommendation letter from a supervising faculty member/mentor documenting his/her support for the student’s research, the student’s potential, and any existing resources available for the student’s research.  The recommendation letter may be included in the single PDF file, or may be e-mailed separately to sccapdiv53@gmail.com.
5.        A one page budget describing how the funds will be used. The funds are unrestricted provided that they support the execution of the dissertation project.
6.       The applicant must be a student member of SCCAP and enrolled in an APA-approved program of study at the time of application.
Please email, as one PDF document, to sccapdiv53@gmail.com  with the applicant’s name and the award name in the title subject heading (e.g., Jane Doe Routh Research and Dissertation Grant).
Submission Deadline The deadline for submission is March 1, 2017 (by 11:59pm EST). The grant announcement will be made in June.
Based on the quality of the applications, up to four $2,500 grants will be awarded annually. The grants will be announced in the SCCAP newsletter, listserv and
website, and at APA’s Annual Convention. Successful applicants will be encouraged to submit a poster based on their completed dissertation to the Society for the
APA annual convention.
Please feel free to email me with any questions as head of the review committee.
Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP
Email: alewin@health.usf.edu

Request for Proposals - APF/The Trust Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD Grant, Ethics and Risk Management (posted 12/12/16, deadline 5/1/17)

APF is preparing to disseminate a call for proposals for the new The Trust- Eric A. Harris EdD, JD Grant. The grant will support an early career psychologist or graduate student for research or projects in the area of ethics and risk management.

Call for Award Nominations - Society for General Psychology (Division 1 - American Psychological Association), Year 2016 Awards (posted 10/26/16, deadline 2/15/17)

The Society for General Psychology, Division One of the American Psychological Association is conducting its Year 2016 awards competition, including the William James Book Award for a recent book that serves to integrate material across psychological subfields or to provide coherence to the diverse subject matter of psychology, the Ernest R. Hilgard Award for a Lifetime Career Contribution to General Psychology, the George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology, and the Arthur W. Staats Lecture for Unifying Psychology, which is an American Psychological Foundation Award managed by the Society for General Psychology.
In addition, there are two student awards: The Raymond Corsini Student Poster Award for the best student poster presented in the Division One poster session, and The Anne Anastasi General Psychology Graduate Student Award, based on the student’s past performance and proposed research.
All nominations and supporting materials for each award must be received on or before February 15, 2017.  Self-nominations are welcomed.  Please see the attached document and visit our website for more information http://www.apadivisions.org/division-1/awards/index.aspx

Call for Applications, Randy Gerson Memorial  Grant, American Psychological Foundation (posted 9/1/16, deadline 2/1/17)

The APF Randy Gerson Memorial Grant awards $6,000 for graduate student projects in either family and/or couple dynamics and/or multi-generational processes.
Work that advances theory, assessment or clinical practice in these areas shall be considered eligible. Preference will be given to projects using or contributing to the development of Bowen family systems. Priority also will be given to those projects that serve to advance Dr. Gerson’s work.
-        Graduate student in psychology enrolled full-time and in good standing at an accredited university.
-        Demonstrated competence in area of the proposed work.
-        IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Please see our website for more information http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/gerson.aspx
Completed applications should be submitted online by February 1, 2017.