Wed, 12/13/2017

Up to $5,000 for work in stigma related to mental illness.

The 2018 APF Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The 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.


  • Graduate student in good standing at an accredited university
  • Demonstrated commitment to stigma issues.

Proposal Requirements:

  • Description of proposed project to include goal, relevant background, target population, methods, and anticipated outcomes (format: 5 pages; 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11-point font, single-spaced).
  • Detailed budget and justification.
  • CV, 5 pages max.
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty advisor.

See the website for more information

To apply for the Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship, click here:

The deadline for applications is May 15, 2018