Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship

$10,000 to support work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults who live with physical disabilities.

Deadline: December 15, 2014

Sponsor: APF

Description

The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.

Program Goals

  • Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities. 

  • Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.

  • Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.

Amount

  • One $10,000 scholarship.

APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.
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