Research Grants - Graduates Studying LGBT Family Issues - Roy Scrivner Memorial

CLOSING DATE: November 1, 2020


JOB #: 16352

POSTED: September 24, 2020


  • For advanced graduate students conducting research on LGBT family psychology or therapy
  • $10,000 grant

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people face many challenges in forming, defining and maintaining families. This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. 

The Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants serve the following goals:

  • Encourage talented students to orient their careers toward engaging LGBT family issues through basic and/or applied research.
  • Advance the understanding of problems faced by LGBT families including those associated with cultural, racial, socioeconomic and family structure diversity
  • Advance the understanding of successful coping mechanisms including sources of support and resilience for family members
  • Advance the understanding of clinical issues and interventions in the domain of LGBT

One $10,000 grant for empirical and applied research focused on lesbian, gay and bisexual family psychology and lesbian, gay and bisexual and transgender family therapy will be awarded.

Additional Details:

  • Advanced graduate student, in good standing, endorsed by supervising professor.
  • Demonstrated commitment to LGBT family issues.
  • IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.

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