$9,000 to support research and demonstration activities that promote the understanding of the relationship between self-identity and academic achievement with an emphasis on children in grade levels K-8.
The Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund supports research and demonstration activities that promote the understanding of the relationship between self-identity and academic achievement with an emphasis on children in grade levels K-8. This grant will alternate every other year between an early career psychologist and a graduate student. The 2020 grant will support a graduate student.
The Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund was established in 2003 to honor the Clarks and to perpetuate their work as pioneers in understanding the psychological underpinnings of race relations and in addressing social issues such as segregation and injustice.
Proposals will be evaluated on:
- Conformance with stated program goals and qualifications.
- Quality and potential impact of proposed work.
- Originality, innovation and contribution to the field with proposed project.
- Applicant’s demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work.
- Allocation of resources and criticality of funding for execution of work (particularly if part of a larger funded effort).
- Be a graduate student.
- Familiarity with the Clarks’ work is essential:
- Kenneth Bancroft Clark, Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.
- Mamie Phipps Clark, Manuscripts Division, New York Public Library, New York.
- Markowitz, G. & Rosner, D. (1996). Children, Race and Power: Kenneth and Mamie Clark’s Northside Center. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.
Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.
Please include the following in a single document (Not to exceed five pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond Font, single space):
- Goals, relevant background/literature review.
- Methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated).
- Anticipated outcomes, significance and impact.
- Additionally, please submit the following documents:
- Project timeline (not to exceed one page; typically, APF grants are for one year).
- Detailed budget and justification (not to exceed one page).
- Abbreviated CV (not to exceed five pages).
See our website for more information: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/clark-fund
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The deadline for applications is June 15, 2020. Please free to distribute this call as you see fit.
APF welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds with respect to age, race, color, religion, creed, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and geography.