Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
This grant is open to both students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children.
Deadline: October 1, 2012
Sponsors: APF; Division 54
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 Division 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
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved
How to Apply
A research proposal, which should be no more than four single spaced pages including:
a) a 100-word abstract, b) description of the project with introduction, methods, and procedures, c) a detailed budget, and d) references (all in one MS Word document)
A current curriculum vitae
Supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student), and
Proof of IRB approval or statement that IRB approval is pending