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. Funding is available up to $1,000. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel, indirect costs of the University, stipends of principal investigators or costs associated with manuscript preparation.
Annual Deadline: Oct. 1
Restricted to student members of Division 54. The research project for which funding is requested must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty advisor and may include work leading to a masters or doctoral degree or may be an independent study. Research proposals should address areas consistent with the field of pediatric psychology. Topic examples might include relationships between psychological and physical well-being of children and adolescents, including behavioral and emotional components of disease and treatment, the role of pediatric psychology in pediatric medical settings, or the promotion of health and the prevention of illness among children and youth. Please see a copy of our rating form for more information on the criteria the grant will be judged on.
How To Apply
Annual Deadline: Oct. 1
Interested applicants should submit by email the following: A single Word document to include: An abstract of 100 words or less, summarizing the proposed research; A maximum 7-page, single-spaced proposal that describes the project objectives, theoretical rationale (including relevant literature review), hypotheses, design, method and procedures, data analytic plan, and references. The project's relevance to pediatric psychology should be specifically addressed; A detailed budget that includes specific item amounts and budget justification for each item. If the project will require more than the $1,000 requested, please include an explanation of the expected sources of the remaining funds necessary to complete the project; A statement regarding the qualifications of the student investigator, past relevant research/training, and a statement regarding membership in Division 54; and the faculty supervisor must write a letter of recommendation to accompany the student's application. Applications should be emailed in word format to: David Janicke, PhD.
2012: Kathryn Birnie and Molly Mishler Thomason (Honorable Mention)
2011: Jason Van Allen and Megan Crawford (Honorable Mention)
2010: Christopher Fitzgerald and Shannon Hourigan (Honorable Mention)
2009: Melanie Noel and Lauren Daniels (Honorable Mention)
2008: Brandon Aylward
2007: Katie Devine
2006: Jean Mennuti-Washburn and Allison Wallin
2005: Debra Huss
2004: Coleen Lukens
2003: Mariella Lane
2002: Jill MacLaren
2001: Alicia McAuliffee
2000: Christine Chambers