Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology Chair's Minority/Underrepresented Research Grant

In cooperation with the Diversity Committee, the Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Toledo is offering a research grant for undergraduate minority/underrepresented students for the 2019-2020 academic year. One $500 award will be offered. Information on how to apply for the award is provided below. The application itself can be accessed here

REQUIREMENTS FOR tHE APPLICATION

  1. Applicants must be racial minorities, sexual/gender minorities, first generation college students, or persons with a disability (per APA) who are psychology majors.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled (full-time or part-time) at UT at the time of application and must have completed at least 24 credit hours (at least 12 of which are psychology credit hours) at the University of Toledo at the time of the application.
  3. Applicants must submit the following electronically: the application form, a one-page essay, a one-page research proposal, and a transcript of grades from the Registrar's Office.
  4. Recipient will be expected to present his/her research at the following year’s Departmental Research Showcase.

AWARD MONEY

  1. For the 2019-2020 academic year (i.e., spring 2020), the department chair (Dr. Kim Gratz) will award one $500 award. This is a non-renewable award.           
  2. Award money should be used for research-related expenses.
  3. If the recipient drops all classes during the reimbursement period, the appropriate reimbursed amount will be returned to the Department of Psychology.

CONSIDERATIONS FOR SELECTION

  1. Your one-page essay detailing why you are deserving of this award, addressing your commitment to diversity (e.g., involvement at the university and/or in your community), your background, and your career goals.
  2. Your one-page essay detailing your research proposal, including how you plan to spend the awarded amount (sample research proposal).
  3. Your GPA.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS IS MARCH 20, 2020.  INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

Submit application materials electronically in PDF format to:

The Department Diversity Committee (DDC), Department of Psychology, Email: cincin.tan@utoledo.edu

Any questions about the award can also be directed to the Interim Chair (Dr. Cin Cin Tan, cincin.tan@utoledo.edu) of the Department Diversity Committee.

Last Updated: 2/18/20