Western Psychological Association Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant, 2019

Scholarship Description:

The Western Psychological Association is currently accepting applications to support graduate students who seek to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy. This Grant is available to American students.

The aim of the grant is to Encourage talented students and early career psychologists to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.

The Western Psychological Association is an American learned society dedicated to the study of psychology and other behavioural sciences.

Degree level:

Grant is available to pursue a Graduate programme.

Field of Study:

Grant is awarded to study the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.

Scholarship Award: 

Grant is valued at $10,000.


  • This Grant is available to American students.
  • Number of Scholarships: One
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time graduate student in good standing at an accredited university or an early career psychologist (no more than 10 years post-doctoral).
  • Have received IRB approval before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: 

Please include the following in a single document (Not to exceed five pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond Font, and 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 one year).
  • Detailed budget and justification (not to exceed one page).
  • Abbreviated CV (not to exceed five pages).
  • Letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

October 01, 2018.

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