SPP student research grants and awards

Apply now for great opportunities to fund trainee projects.

By David Janicke

The Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant

This annual research scholar grant is for student SPP members in full-time psychology graduate programs (i.e., graduate students or interns) conducting research under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Research proposals should address areas consistent with the field of pediatric psychology.

Funding is available up to $5,000. Up to $500 of the award can be allocated in the budget to support conference travel. One winner will be selected. However, a second-place award of up to $1,000 will provided to the runner-up to support their proposed study.

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. For more information, visit the APF website. 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 graduate student, intern, or postdoctoral fellow. The student must also be the primary (first) author.

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 Oct. 1, 2014.

Email single-document pdf applications to David Janicke, PhD. Questions? Call (352) 273-6046