American Psychological Foundation Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant 2017, USA

Publish Date: Apr 27, 2017

Deadline: Oct 01, 2017

Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant

$5,000 for research on the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse or suicide.

Deadline: October 1, 2017


The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Div. 54.


Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Division 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.


  • Student and/or faculty at an accredited university.

  • Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.

  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

    Nomination Requirements

    • A research proposal, which should be no more than four single spaced pages including:
       - A 100-word abstract. 
       - Description of the project with introduction, methods and procedures. 
       - A detailed budget. 
       - References (all in one MS Word document).

    • A current curriculum vitae.

    • Supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student).

    • Proof of IRB approval or statement that IRB approval is pending.

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