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Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

Awarded by American Phycological Association
Categories are  Scholarship  tagged  Graduate Students /  PHD Degree /  Award /  Research
Scholarship deadline

May 15

Amount

$1,000

Awards Offered

1

Renewable

No

Is this a No Essay scholarship?

No

DESCRIPTION

The APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. The scholarship helps address research that shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness.

The amount of the scholarship is $1,000. The Franks Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of Violet Franks, Ph.D., and Cyril Franks, PhD.

Education Level

Bachelor degree

GPA

No Information Available

Application Start Date

No Information Available

Eligibility Criteria

US citizen

  • Graduate student in good standing at an accredited university.
  • Demonstrated commitment to stigma issues.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, and anticipated outcomes (format: 5 pages; 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11-point font, single-spaced).
  • Detailed budget and justification.
  • CV(5 pages max).
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program

Master/Graduate

Specialization

Not Applicable

Field of Study

Counseling and Behavioral Psychology

OTHER INFORMATION

Gender

Male/Female

Scholarship Frequency

Annually

Ethnicity

Other

State

Not Applicable

Outside State Residents eligible

No

International Students eligible

No

Online Master Programs eligible

No

Credibility

Medium