Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant

$5,000 for research on the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse, or suicide.

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Sponsors: APF ; Division 54

Description

The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Div. 54.

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Visit the Div. 54 website for more information.

Eligibility

Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Div. 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.

Requirements

  • student and/or faculty at an accredited university

  • demonstrated research competence and area commitment

  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

How to Apply

Application Requirements

Please include the following in a single document, not to exceed five 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

Additionally, please submit the following documents:

  • project timeline, not to exceed one page (Typically, APF grants are for 1 year.)
  • detailed budget and justification, not to exceed one page
  • abbreviated CV, not to exceed five pages
  • supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student)
APF does not allow institutional indirect costs or overhead costs. Applicants may use grant monies for direct administrative costs of their proposed project.

Submission Process

Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.

Past Recipients
2020

Danielle DeVille, University of Tulsa

2019

Nam-Yoon Kim, University of Iowa

2018

Joao F. Guassi Moreira, University of California, Los Angeles

2017

Lindsey E.G. Weil, Northwestern University

2016

Erin Kaufman, University of Utah

2015

Marissa Swanson, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2014

Haley Johnson , University of Alabama at Birmingham

2013

Catherine Glenn, PhD , Harvard University 

2012

Elizabeth O'Neal, PhD, University of Iowa

2011

Jiabin Shen, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2009

Keri Brown Kirschman, PhD, University of Dayton

2008

Bryan Karazsia, Kent State University

2007

Despina Stavrinos, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2006

Robin Toblin, University of Southern California

2005

Sheila Crowell, University of Washington

2004

Ben Barton, PhD, University of Alabama, Birmingham

2003

Kristen Bradbury, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

2002

Mary C. Kral, Medical University of South Carolina, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award 
Jill E. MacLaren, West Virginia University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award

2001

Christine Chambers, Center for Community Health Research, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award 
Alicia Auliffe, St. John's University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award

2000

Susannah Allison, George Washington University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award 
Christopher D. Houck, University of Florida, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award

Last updated: June 2021Date created: October 2020