Applications are now being accepted for SSCP
Dissertation Grant Awards. These awards are intended to both recognize and
support students who have already received approval for their dissertation
project. Accordingly, in addition to the evaluation of the proposal as a whole,
we will also consider what additional sources of funding have been received in
the context of the overall estimated cost of the project. Awards will be
in the amount of $500. It is anticipated that up to 5 grants will be funded.
Eligibility requirements and application instructions are listed below.
Applications must be received by November 16,
Notification of awards will be made in early
January of 2013.
member of SSCP. Annual student membership fee in SSCP is $10. The
membership application form can be downloaded or submitted on-line at: www.sscpweb.org
enrollment in an APA or CPA approved doctoral program in Clinical
- Dissertation proposal approved by applicant’s department
(verified in advisor’s letter).
The application should include the following:
letter indicating applicant’s name, school affiliation, mailing address,
phone number, e-mail address, title of the project, and a statement that
dissertation proposal has been approved.
Plan (MAXIMUM OF 5 SINGLE-SPACED PAGES INCLUDING
Aims. List broad objectives and
what the specific research proposed in this application is intended to
and Significance. Briefly sketch the
background leading to the present application, critically evaluate
existing knowledge, and specifically identify the gaps that the project
is intended to fill.
studies. Use this section to provide
account of applicant’s preliminary studies (if any) pertinent to the
application and/or any other information that will help establish the
experience and ability of the applicant to pursue the proposed project.
Design and Methods. Describe the research
design and the procedures to be used to accomplish the specific aims of
the project. Include how the data will be collected, analyzed, and
(MAXIMUM OF 250 WORDS, the abstract page does NOT count towards the 5 page
maximum for the research plan).
of budget and listing of additional sources of funding. (How do you
propose to spend the award? What funding have you already received? To
which additional sources of funding have you applied?) MAXIMUM OF 1 PAGE.
brief letter from dissertation advisor confirming your good
standing in the program and stating that the dissertation prospectus has
been approved. This letter should be sent directly from the advisor to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit application electronically to Dr.
Peter Norton at email@example.com
Please include the
entire application, including cover letter, in one document file.
The advisor’s letter should be sent directly
by the advisor. A confirmation of receipt will be sent within 2 business days.