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Call for Applications: Lupus Foundation of America 2014 Career Development Award
Application Deadline: March 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET
To facilitate the professional development of heumatology, nephrology, and dermatology fellows, in the U.S. and Canada, interested in lupus research to wards a career as an independent clinician-scientist at an academic, medical, or research institution, with a research program having considerable focus on the investigation of basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, or epidemiological lupus research.
Award Amount: $70,000 per year (for a maximum of 2 years)
To be eligible to apply, applicants must hold an M.D. (or equivalent) from an accredited institution, be a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S.or Canada at the time of application submission, be a first or second year Fellow
in an adult or pediatric fellowship program in rheumatology, nephrology, or dermatology accredited by either the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (in the U.S.) or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (in Canada). In addition, to be eligible, applicants must have a documented history of conducting lupus research or must have submitted a lupus-specific abstract to the American College of Rheumatology or similar scientific meeting (or plan to do so) during the fellowship period.
Applicants who currently or previously have been awarded any of the following grant awards are ineligible to apply:
a mentored award (such as a K award) or NIH research grant (such as an RO1, RO3, R21, PO1, P50, or any similar award), VA Career Development Award, American College of Rheumatology (ACR) REF Rheumatology Scientist Development Award, ACR REF Rheumatology Investigator Award, ACR REF Career Development Bridge Funding Award, or Arthritis Foundation Clinical to Research Transition Award.
The LFA Career Development Award will provide 1 or 2 grant awards in the amount of $70,000 each The fellowship funding may be renewable for a second year of an additional $70,000 depending upon progress (including a consideration about whether a lupus-specific abstract has or will be submitted).
Call for Entries: Arts in Mental Health Essay Prize
A 4000-word essay around an arts-based project (or a series of initiatives) that contributes to a greater understanding of mental health/illness in any given cultural context (e.g. an arts-based prevention, advocacy, research, and/or healing project).
The essay (word or pdf file) must be accompanied by visual materials (such as photos and/or videos of the project) or links to visual materials (e.g. website, shared folder) and can also consist of a photo-essay. It can be a joint project (e.g. a project co-authored by a healer and an artist).
The author/s must hold permission (or have gained permission before entering the prize) for the essay and accompanying visual materials to be published as an article for the WCPRR journal, and/or WACP website and newsletters.
Submissions will also be considered for publication in a WCPRR Special Issue on Arts and media in mental health.
Essays and visual materials must be sent by email to Jacques Arpin (email@example.com) and Erminia Colucci (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the 15th of March 2014.
Entries (one per individual) will be rated by a panel and the winner will receive 300 pounds.
Call for Nominations: American Psychological Association Excellence in Librarianship Award
The American Psychological Association's Excellence in Librarianship Award was created to recognize outstanding contributions to librarianship in psychology and the behavioral sciences. Contributions may include instruction, project development, publications, research or service. The award is sponsored by APA's Office of Publications and Databases.
Both librarians and allied professionals are eligible. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominations will be accepted from library users, students, faculty, library colleagues or others with knowledge of the nominee's achievement.
The winner will be honored at the American Library Association's annual meeting and receive a prize of $2,500.
The deadline for nominations is April 18, 2014.
Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Pathway Awards
Application deadline: July 1, 2014
Pathway supports innovative basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, behavioral, or health services research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication. The Association seeks exceptional candidates from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, computing, physics, mathematics and engineering.
The prestigious Pathway awards are available by institutional nomination only.
American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants
Up to $20,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs.
Deadline: April 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The APF Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas:
Understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being.
Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony.
Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world.
Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.
One-year grants are available in amounts of up to $20,000.
Affiliation with 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, but excluding:
- Any group regarded by the IRS as non-conforming to 501(c)(3).
- Any activity involving political, lobbying, fund-raising or entertainment expenditures.
- Conference/workshop expenses.
- Localized direct service.
Demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants
$12,000 grant for empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay and bisexual family therapy.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
The Roy Scrivner Research Grants 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.
Advanced graduate student, in good standing, endorsed by supervising professor.
Demonstrated commitment to LGBT family issues.
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
$5,000 for research on the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse or suicide.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Sponsors: American Psychological Foundation/American Psychological Association Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Div. 54.
Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Division 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.
Student and/or faculty at an accredited university.
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
$25,000 fellowships for graduate students in child psychology.
Deadline: November 15, 2014
The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
Nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology.
Support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
Up to four research awards of up to $25,000 each; up to two $5,000 scholarships for runners-up.
Support for one year only.
Only one application accepted from any one institution in any given year.
Tuition waiver/coverage from home institution.
Completed doctoral candidacy (documentation required).
Call for Nominations: Rosalee G. Weiss Award
The Rosalee G. Weiss Award is a joint award, bestowed by the Divisions of Psychotherapy and Independent Practice in alternate years and administered by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). It was established in 1994 by Raymond A. Weiss, Ph.D., to honor his wife, Rosalee. The award is administered by Division 29 and by Division 42 (Independent Practice) in alternating years.
The criteria for receipt of this award are as follows:
Outstanding leader in arts or science whose contributions have significance for psychology, but whose careers are not directly in the spheres encompassed by psychology
Outstanding leaders in any of the special areas within the spheres of psychology
Award recipients receive an $1000 honorarium from the APF.
Deadline for nominations for this award should be submitted to Division 29 by January 1 of each year.
Questions about this award should be directed to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. William B. Stiles, email@example.com
Call for Nominations: Distinguished Psychologist Award for Contributions to Psychology and Psychotherapy
This award was established in 1970 as the Distinguished Professional Award in Psychology and Psychotherapy. At the Mid Winter meeting in 1984, the Board of Directors changed its name to Distinguished Psychologist Award for Contributions to Psychology and Psychotherapy.
The criteria for receipt of this award are loosely defined and are flexible in order to embrace the breadth of contributions that psychologists/psychotherapists make that distinguish them from their peers. However, the following aspects of each candidate are considered in this order:
Length of time of service to psychotherapy
Membership in the Division
Significance of contributions to the practice, research, and/or training in psychotherapy
Significance of contributions to the Division
Application materials should include: (1) a nomination letter outlining the nominee’s career contributions (self-nominations are welcomed) and (2) a current Curriculum Vitae.
Award recipients receive an honorarium of $500 and an award plaque from the Division at the Division’s Awards Ceremony at the APA Convention.
Deadline for nominations for this award is January 1, of each year, although the Awards Committee may grant extensions.
Letters of nomination outlining the nominee’s credentials and contributions (along with the nominee’s CV) should be emailed to the Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. William B. Stiles, firstname.lastname@example.org