Student Research Grants and Awards

Current research grants and awards available for students

The Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant

Division 54 has established this annual research scholar grant program for student members of the Society. Research proposals should address areas consistent with the field of pediatric psychology. 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 $1,000.

SPP Student Research Award Competition

Division 54 announces its annual Student Research Competition to encourage and reward quality research on issues related to pediatric psychology and health care of children. All of the research work must have been completed while the candidate was a student. The student must also be the primary (first) author.
The award winner will receive $500.

Lizette Peterson Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award

This grant, sponsored jointly by Division 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 foundation’s website.
Funding is available up to $5,000.

New SPP/CDC Injury Prevention Award

Division 54 and CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control jointly announce a new Student Research Competition to encourage and reward quality research on issues related to unintentional injury prevention in children and adolescents.
An award of $1000 will be made to the winner of the competition, contingent upon funding. In addition, the individual selected will be named a SPP/CDC Injury Prevention Fellow.
For more details and eligibility criteria on each of these awards, please visit SPP online.
Application deadline is October 1, 2011. Mail applications to: Paul Robins, Ph.D. by email. Questions? Call (215)590-7594