ON THE STUDENT FRONT
Division 54 sponsors two 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).