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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. Due 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