Promoting Psychological Research and Training on Health Disparities at Ethnic Minority Serving Institutions

American Psychological Association

This grant was established to support early career faculty at ethnic minority serving post-secondary institutions to engage in health disparities research and to encourage student involvement in health disparities research training. In this two-year fellowship, fellows are expected to prepare a research or program/curriculum development application for federal or foundation funding.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    This small grant program supports early career faculty
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Applicants must have completed their highest academic degree within the past 10 years (at the time of submission of theirProDIGs application).
  • Residence:
    Applicants must have permanent residency status
  • Citizenship:
    Applicants must be U.S. citizens, a non-citizen national, or have permanent residency status. Persons with temporaryor student visas are ineligible.
  • College:
    Faculty at ethnic minority serving post-secondary institutions (e.g., Hispanic-serving institutions, historically black colleges and universities, tribal colleges and universities, and those community colleges serving primarily minority student populations).
  • Major/Career:
    Applicants for a research small grant must have a doctorate in either psychology or a discipline that substantially involvespsychological knowledge and research

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Award selection is based on: 30% - Extent to which project rationale/purpose/objectives are clearly related to increasing the department's capacity to either engage in minority health/health disparities research and/or effectively recruit, retain, and train students in the area of minority health/health disparities research.30% - The clarity and excellence of the projects design, procedures, and timeline.15 % - The extent that the projects focus is explicitly related to those issues and problems of interest to potential federal and foundation funding sources25% - The extent of institutional/departmental support for both the proposed project and the expected preparation of a federal/foundation funding proposal.
  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Other Materials:
    - Cover memo and recent curriculum vitae.- Letter(s) of support from your respective academic department/program.- A detailed budget of your proposed research or program/curriculum development effort.

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