Kentucky Psychological Foundation Multicultural Award Program


The Kentucky Psychological Foundation has opened applications for the 2017 Multicultural Awards.   The awards will be presented in November at the 2017 KPA Annual Convention in Louisville, KY.  

Multicultural Professional Development Award -   Qualified applicants are psychologists who represent an ethnic/racial diverse group.  The cash award may be used for a specific multicultural initiative, training, conference, event, or membership dues to a multicultural national professional organization.  Award recipient must be a KPA member in good standing.  Reward amount: up to  $500
 
Multicultural Student Professional Development Award -   Qualified applicants are psychology graduate students representing an ethnic/racial diverse group. Award money may be used for a specific multicultural initiative, training, conference, event, or dues to a multicultural national professional organization.   Award recipient must be a KPA member in good standing.  Reward amount: up to $350

Application process and accountability:
 
An application for either of the Professional Development Awards requires a Letter of Interest specifically stating the goals/purpose for which the funds will be used, the amount requested, and a CV.  Applications will be reviewed by the KPF Diversity Committee.  The deadline to apply is Oct, 4, 2017.  

Within 12 months after receiving the award, winners will be required to submit a brief letter explaining how the money was used and how the funds contributed to the goals stated in the letter of interest.  The winner of the student award will also be required to submit within 12 months a brief statement signed by an academic mentor or advisor verifying the use of the award.  

To apply:  Send your letter of interest and CV to kpa@kpa.org with KPF Multicultural Award in the subject line.

Questions?  Contact 502-894-0777 or kpa@kpa.org


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