The Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship will recognize outstanding graduate students from underrepresented groups who have a demonstrated financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of colour, especially those of African descent, with particular focus on:
- root causes
- direct or indirect effects on individual mental and physical health and well-being
- broader negative social or psychological effects on the impacted population
Preference is given to those who:
- are preparing for a career in academia, clinical service delivery, or public policy;
- see their work as helping to improve the condition of marginalized communities after the completion of their graduate studies;
- are members of the communities they seek to serve; or
- have demonstrated experience serving marginalized communities.
Worth of Award
- A $4,000 scholarship is offered annually.
- Applicants must be graduate students in an accredited college or university.
- They must be graduate students in Psychology who demonstrate a financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of colour, particularly of African descent.
How to Apply
- personal statement
- academic transcript
- letter of recommendation
- financial need verification documents (FAFSA, EFC, etc.)
Deadline: The deadline for applications for the APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship is January 31, 2023.