American Psychological Foundation Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant 2017, USA


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October 01, 2017

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Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant

The Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant supports graduate and early career work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.

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Description

The Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant supports graduate and early career work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.

Program Goals

  • Encourage talented students and early career researchers to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with visible disabilities.

  • Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with visible physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions. 

  • Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.

Amount

  • One $10,000 scholarship.  

APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time graduate student in good standing at an accredited university or an early career psychologist (no more than 10 years post-doctoral). 

  • Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated on:

  • Conformance with stated program goals. 

  • Quality of proposed work.

Preference will be given to proposals that contain a plan to disseminate findings to the public, especially through media organizations such as the Entertainment Industry Foundation or the Entertainment Industry Council.

Proposal Requirements

  • Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, anticipated outcomes, plan for disseminating findings to the public.
    (No more than five pages, one inch margins, 11 point font.)

  • Budget (one page).

  • CV.

  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor.

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Publish Date
April 27, 2017
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