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American Psychological Foundation Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

April 6 @ 8:00 am - May 15 @ 11:59 pm

Free

American Psychological Foundation

The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The scholarship helps address research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000.

Eligibility

  • Graduate student in good standing at an accredited university.
  • Demonstrated commitment to stigma issues.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Proposal Requirements

  • Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, and anticipated outcomes (format: 5 pages; 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11-point font, single-spaced).
  • Detailed budget and justification.
  • CV, 5 pages max.
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor.

Submission Process

Organizer

Kierra J. Smith
Phone:
(305) 626-3786
Email:
kierra.smith@fmuniv.edu
Website:
http://iroar.fmuniv.edu/events-scholarships/