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Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship
$10,000 to support work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults who live with physical disabilities.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.
Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.
Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.
Amount: One $10,000 scholarship.
Be full-time graduate students in good standing at an accredited university.
Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Application materials must be submitted online.
Little People of America College and Vocational Scholarships
For the 2014-2015 school year, applications are due April 22, 2014.
Scholarships are given, in order of preference to:
• members of LPA who have a medically diagnosed form of dwarfism
• immediate family members of dwarfs who are also paid members of LPA
• people with dwarfism who are not members of LPA
• disabled students in general
• non-disabled students who can demonstrate a need for financial educational assistance
LPA scholarship awards shall be limited to two awards for undergraduate studies and one for graduate studies, effective beginning the 2011-2012 school year.