Call for Applications: Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant
The Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant provides support for students interested in a career in global early child development who are either from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank). The grant includes $5,000 to support dissertation research and a two-year student membership to the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). Potential topics may include:
The effectiveness of different models of parenting support on early child development.
Examination of how child care programs promote child development and family involvement.
The effectiveness of two-generation programs that provide maternal and child support.
Innovative strategies to integrate programs that promote early child development with health or nutritional services for young children.
Innovative strategies to integrate child development interventions with social protection services or programs to promote maternal mental health or education.
Innovative strategies to involve fathers and other extended family members in early child development programs.
Development of measurement strategies, indicators and assessment tools for children and family interactions that can be implemented with reliability in low resource settings.
Strategies for effective scale-up of demonstration programs.
Information on eligibility and application guidelines is available at the SRCD website via email. The deadline for application is April 30, 2013.
APA Grants for International Psychologists and Psychology Students to Attend the 2013 APA Convention
APA provides grants for international psychologists and psychology students (outside the United States and Canada) to attend the 2013 APA convention in Honolulu. This award provides up to $500 to be applied toward costs related to the convention (e.g., travel expenses or registration fees). The deadline for application is May 1, 2013.
Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is accepting nominations online for the 2013 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health. This award recognizes individuals, groups or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving the science base and delivery of mental health services, and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000. Each year, a selection committee appointed by the IOM reviews nominations based on selection criteria that reflect the ideals of Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat. There is no requirement for the nominee or the nominator to be affiliated with IOM. Additional information is available on the Institute of Medicine website. Nominations are due May 6, 2013.
APA Travel Grants for U.S. Psychologists to Attend International Conferences
APA's Travel Grants for U.S. Psychologists to Attend International Conferences will provide funding for conference registration fees at international conferences held outside the United States and Canada. APA and APAGS members are eligible to apply. The deadline for application is June 1, 2013.