Annette U. Rickel Dissertation Award
This award supports dissertation research on public policy, which has the potential to improve services for children and families facing psychosocial issues
Deadline: November 1, 2012
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
Examples of eligible topics include but are not limited to issues with at-risk populations, prevention of child abuse, services for youth in the criminal justice system, effectiveness of school programs for children with psychological issues, using psychology in public policy to improve math and science education, and promoting healthy parenting.
The scholarship amount is $1,000.
Graduate student in psychology enrolled full-time in good standing in a regionally accredited institution located in the U.S. or Canada
Completed doctoral candidacy, including dissertation approval by doctoral committee
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved