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Student Grants and Awards

Student Grants

Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant
SPP has established an annual research scholar grant program for student members. Research proposals should address areas consistent with the field of pediatric psychology. Topic examples might include relationships between psychological and physical wellbeing 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. Funding is available up to $1,000.

Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
This grant, open to students and faculty, provides support for research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by APA Division 54 and the American Psychological Foundation (APF).

Student Awards

SPP Student Research Award Competition
SPP encourages and rewards quality research on issues related to pediatric psychology and health care of children. All research must have been completed while the candidate was a student. The student must be the primary (first) author. An award of $500 is available.

Student Poster Awards
Student Poster awards are available for SPP student members who are first author of a poster to be presented during the Pediatric Psychology National Conference and the Division 54 poster session at the APA Convention. Deadlines will be announced via the Division 54 listserv. For more information, contact Paul Robins.

SPP/CDC Injury Prevention Award
SPP and the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control jointly announce a new Student Research Competition to encourage and reward quality research on issues related to unintentional injury prevention in children and adolescents. An award of $1,000 is available, contingent upon funding. The individual selected will be named a SPP/CDC Injury Prevention Fellow.

Deadline for all grants and awards is Oct. 1, 2011, with the exception that the Deadline for the Student Poster Award be announced via Division 54 listserv.

Send all award applications electronically to: Paul Robins, PhD

For more info, visit www.societyofpediatricpsychology.org.