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Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant (Deadline: October 1, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: 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 Div. 54.

  • 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.

Submission: Please include the following in a single document, not to exceed five pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond Font, single space:

  • Goals, relevant background/literature review
  • Methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments and procedures can be evaluated)
  • Anticipated outcomes, significance and impact

Additionally, please submit the following documents:

  • Project timeline, not to exceed one page; typically, APF grants are for one year.
  • Detailed budget and justification, not to exceed one page
  • Abbreviated CV, not to exceed five pages
  • Supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student)

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Amount: $5,000


Learn More: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/peterson-homer.aspx?tab=3