MPA Foundation

The Michigan Psychological Association Foundation (MPAF) is organized primarily to receive and administer funds for educational and other charitable programs, to promote the public mental health welfare and to advance the science and profession of psychology for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.  In the past several years, the Foundation has awarded dissertation grants to eligible doctoral students in Michigan and has sponsored a diversity poster competition for graduate students attending Michigan Universities. 
To further the mission of MPAF, the Board of Directors has made a commitment to award doctoral dissertation scholarships to deserving students attending Michigan universities. 

The  MPA Foundation will  be  making  at  least  one  grant  up  to  $1000  to  support  dissertation  research  in  any  area  of  diversity  and  multicultural psychology.  The student’s dissertation proposal must have  been  approved  by  his/her  committee  before  applying  for  the  grant;  the  student  must  be  a  Student  Affiliate  of  the  Michigan  Psychological  Association  (MPA)  or  may  apply  for  Student  Affiliate  at  the  time  of  the  Dissertation  Grant  application;  and  the  proposal  must  be  sponsored  by  a  member  of  MPA.  For more information and an application package contact President, Dr. Debra Smith, at dls40@aol.comDue January 30, 2019.

MPA Foundation Officers
Dr. Debra Smith, President,
Dr. Krishna Stilianos, Secretary
Dr. Mark Kane, Treasurer

Additional members of the board include
Dr. Reid Skeel 
Dr. Chris Trentacosta
Dr. John Pietrofesa
Dr. Kathy Shay
Dr. Kristin Sheridan