The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship.
The annual program supports graduate-level scholarly projects that employ a psychological perspective to help deepen understanding of and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The $5,000 scholarship helps address 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 students 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 APF website.