American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship

The is accepting applications for the 2019 Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship.

The annual program supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to increase understanding of and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The $5,000 scholarship is intended to support research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness.

To be eligible, applicants must be a full-time graduate student in good standing at an accredited university and have demonstrated commitment to stigma issues.

For complete program guidelines, information about previous recipients, and application instructions, see the American Psychological Foundation website.