Call for Student Research Award Applications

Apply for upcoming student research awards available: deadline October 1.

The Marion & Donald Routh Student Research Grant

Established for student SPP members, this grant funds pediatric psychology research. Topic examples might include relationships between psychological and physical well-being of children and adolescents, including behavioral and emotional components of disease and treatment, the role of pediatric psychology in pediatric medical settings, or the promotion of health and the prevention of illness among children and youth. Funding is available up to $2,000.

Mary Jo Kupst Trainee Grant for Research in Resilience

Initiated to honor Mary Jo Kupst’s career contributions, this grant is designed to facilitate trainee research that will provide a novel contribution and advance the field of pediatric psychology specifically in the area of resilience and/or family functioning.

An annual award of $1,000 is available to any graduate student, intern, or postdoctoral fellow who is a SPP member.

Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant

This grant, sponsored jointly by Div. 54 and the American Psychological Foundation (APF), is open to students and faculty to support clinical research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000.

SPP Student Research Award Competition

Established to encourage and reward quality research on issues related to pediatric psychology and healthcare of children, this award recognizes research completed while the candidate was a student. The student must also be the primary (first) author.

To apply, submit the following as a single PDF document: (1) copy of your research product, (2) name of the training institution where you completed the research, (3) primary mentor for your research product, (4) your current institution, (5) current CV, and (6) statement confirming Div. 54 membership status. The award winner will receive a $1,000 award.

For more details and eligibility criteria on each of these grants and awards, please visit SPP online. Application deadline is October 1, 2013.
Email single-document pdf applications to:
David Janicke, PhD
Questions? Call (352) 273-6046