Pearson Early Career Grant

$12,000 to support early career psychologists to work in an area of critical social need.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Sponsor: APF; Pearson

Description

The Pearson Early Career Grant encourages early career clinicians to work in an area of critical societal need. Pearson partnered with APF to ensure psychology addresses critical needs in society. One $12,000 grant is available.

The program's goals are to support psychology's efforts to improve areas of critical need in society, including but not limited to innovative scientifically based clinical work with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI); and to encourage early career psychologists to devote their careers to under-served populations.

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Eligibility

Applicants should be:

  • Psychologists with an EdD, PsyD or PhD from an accredited university.

  • No more than ten years postdoctoral.

How to Apply

Submission Process

Past Recipients
2014

Araceli Gonzalez, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

2013

Kristyn Zajac, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina
"Improving Vocational Supports for Transition Age Youth with Serious Mental Health Concerns" 

2012

Aaron Lyon, PhD, University of Washington

2011

Daryn David, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine

2010 

Daniel Antonius, PhD, New York University School of Medicine