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Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Yale University is proud to announce the inaugural Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. The Fellowship, which will be offered annually, is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area.
Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. Graduate students conducting dissertation research, independent scholars, and all faculty are invited to apply. Scholars residing within 100 miles of New Haven are ineligible.
The fellowship provides an award of $4,000, which is intended to pay for travel to and from New Haven and act as a living allowance. Granted for one month, the fellowship must be taken up between September 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015. The recipient is expected to be in residence for a minimum of twenty days during the period of their award and is encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University, including programs organized by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities.
A brief research proposal must include specific details about the relationship of the resources at Yale University to the project and its significance within the larger field of scholarly concern. Most of the holdings of the University Libraries are described in Orbis, the online catalogue of Yale University Library. Other research resources include the YRIHS Research Resources Guide, the Manuscripts and Archives Sexuality Subject Guide, the University Library Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Guide, and the Beinecke LGBTQI Research Guide*.
In order to apply, you must provide the following:
• Application form
• Curriculum vitae
• Brief research proposal (1,200 word maximum)
•Detailed list of specific research materials to be consulted at Yale during your fellowship
• One confidential letter of recommendation, specifically addressing the merits of the proposed fellowship project (dossier letters will not effectively support your application). Recommendation letters are due April 30, 2014.
Application deadline for the 2014-2015 Fellowship is April 30, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Craig Canfield.
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
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
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.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Lesbian Psychologies Unpublished Manuscripts Award
The Association for Women in Psychology encourages theoretical and empirical scholarship that addresses the psychology of lesbians.
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Sponsor: The Association for Women in Psychology
The award will be announced at the American Psychological Association convention. The award recipient will be invited to present the manuscript at the Annual AWP conference and will receive up to $250 in transportation expenses. Unpublished manuscripts focusing on any topic relevant to the psychology of lesbians are invited.
Manuscripts (conference papers, dissertations or other manuscripts) must be unpublished and not under review or in press for publication at the time of submission. Both sole and jointly authored papers are eligible. Manuscripts must be no longer than 50 pages.
How to Apply
The following materials must accompany all submissions:
Four copies of the manuscript.
Two self-addressed stamped legal sized envelopes.
A cover sheet with the author's name, address, phone number, email address and title of the paper. The author's name should not appear anywhere on the paper itself.
Please send the above information and/or any questions to:
Department of Psychology
45 Peoples Building
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
A panel of AWP members will conduct a review of the anonymous manuscripts. Submissions will be evaluated on the basis of:
Clarity of writing.
Relevance to the advancement of the psychology of lesbians.
John Fryer Award
The John Fryer Award honors an individual whose work has contributed to the improvement of the mental health of sexual minorities. The award is named after Dr. John Fryer, a gay psychiatrist who played a crucial role in prompting the American Psychiatric Association to review the scientific data and to remove homosexuality from the APA’s diagnostic list of mental disorders in 1973.
The award recipient receives a plaque and a $1,000 honorarium upon presentation of the award lecture at the APA Annual Meeting or the Institute on Psychiatric Services.
A nomination consists of a letter summarizing how and why the nominee is deserving of the award, a one-page biographical sketch of the nominee, and the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Nominations must be submitted electronically at email@example.com.
Deadline: June 1
Selection is made by a work group of the APA Council on Minority Mental Health and Mental Health Disparities consisting of a representative from the Council, officers of the Caucus of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Psychiatrists, and representatives from the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists.