APF Trauma Psychology Grant
One grant of up to $3,500 to support innovative work to alleviate trauma.
Proposals will be evaluated on:
Quality, viability and potential impact of the proposed project.
Originality, innovation and contribution to the field of trauma.
Applicant’s demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work.
- Be an early career psychologist (a doctoral level psychologist who is no more than 10 years post-doctoral).
- Be affiliated with nonprofit charitable, educational, and scientific institutions, or governmental entities operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
- Have a demonstrated knowledge of trauma and trauma research.
- Have demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.
- Have IRB approval from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Please include the following in a single document (not to exceed three (3) pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond font, single space):
- Goals, relevant background/literature review.
- Methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated).
- Anticipated outcomes, significance, and impact.
- Project timeline (not to exceed one (1) page; typically, APF grants are for one (1) year).
- Detailed budget and justification (not to exceed one (1) page).
- Abbreviated CV (not to exceed five (5) pages) APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs.
- Jacklynn Fitzgerald, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Role of Endocannabinoid and Opioid Systems in Predicting Posttraumatic Stress after Injury"
- Blair E. Wisco, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
"Effects of Trauma-Focused Rumination in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder"