Applications invited for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

Applications invited for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

Organization: American Psychological Foundation

Apply By: 01 Nov 2019

Grant Amount: 11000 USD

Grant title: Applications invited for Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants

Deadline: 1st November 2019


Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people face many challenges in forming, defining and maintaining families.  This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area.  Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans.

Program Goals

Encourage talented students to orient their careers toward engaging LGBT family issues through basic and/or applied research. Advance the understanding of problems faced by LGBT families including those associated with cultural, racial, socioeconomic and family structure diversityAdvance the understanding of successful coping mechanisms including sources of support and resilience for family members Advance the understanding of clinical issues and interventions in the domain of LGBT


Advanced graduate student, in good standing, endorsed by supervising professor.  Demonstrated commitment to LGBT family issues.  IRB approval must be received from the host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.


One grant of up to $11,000 available

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