Deadline: 1 November 2017
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is currently seeking applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation for its Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants that provide graduate student grants (preference given to dissertation candidates) for empirical or applied research that encourages the study of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) family psychology and LGBT family therapy. Researchers from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences are encouraged to apply.
This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans.
The Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants:
- Encourage talented students to orient their careers toward engaging LGBT family issues through basic and/or applied research
- Advance the understanding of problems faced by LGBT families including those associated with cultural, racial, socioeconomic, and family structure diversity
- Advance the understanding of successful coping mechanisms including sources of support and resilience for family members
- Advance the understanding of clinical issues and interventions in the domain of LGBT
One grant of up to $11,000 available per year.
- Be an advanced graduate student, in good standing, endorsed by supervising professor
- Demonstrate commitment to LGBT family issues
- Receive IRB approval from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit applications online via given website.
For more information, please visit Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant.