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Dr. Richard A. Rodriguez Division 44 Student Travel Award (Deadline: March 30, 2019)

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Who Can Apply: Graduate students who are eligible to apply:

  • Self-identify as LGBT persons of color.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to LGBT and ethnic minority issues.
  • Plan to attend this year’s American Psychological Association Annual Convention.
  • Will still be enrolled as graduate students at the time of this year’s APA Annual Convention.

LGBT students of color who are presenting research at the convention are especially encouraged to apply, though all applications will be considered. Two student travel awards in the amount of $500 each will be awarded.

Submission: Please submit a personal statement (500-800 words) that addresses each of the following questions: (a) In what ways does your graduate program benefit from your self-identification and involvement as an LGBT person of color? How does APA benefit from your participation in professional activities as an LGBT person of color? (b) What unique challenges might LGBT graduate students of color face that may hinder participation in APA? (c) How would attending the APA Annual Convention further your career goals? (d) Are you presenting research at the APA Annual Convention? If so, how will it contribute to the body of knowledge regarding LGBT people of color issues?

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Amount: $500

Learn More: http://www.apadivisions.org/division-44/awards/rodriguez.aspx?tab=1