Division 54 Awards and Grants

The Society of Pediatric Psychology offers a number of opportunities for recognition for outstanding achievement across a range of professional activities.

Awards

These awards are available for trainees as well as for psychologists in various stages of their careers. Please visit the following links for application deadlines and instructions.

Grants

Society of Pediatric Psychology sponsors a number of grants that are intended to facilitate high quality empirical research in topic areas that are central to the mission of the society. Some grants are available to both students and professionals. Others are targeted toward our student members. Please visit the links below for more information and application instructions.

  • Diversity Research Grant
    Funds are available to conduct pediatric psychology research that features diversity-related variables, such as race/ethnicity, gender, culture, sexual orientation, language differences, socioeconomic status and/or religiosity.

  • Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
    Grant which supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents.

  • Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant
    This grant is designed to enable a student member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology to pursue research scholarship.

  • Mary Jo Kupst Trainee Grant for Research in Resilience
    This award facilitates trainee research that provides a novel contribution and advance the field of pediatric psychology specifically in the area of resilience.

  • Targeted Research Grants
    This annual program was established to fund research projects that will contribute to priority and emerging areas in the field of pediatric psychology, and that will allow investigators to collect pilot data to aid in securing additional major grant funding.