Western Psychological Association

Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship

Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship

 The Scott and Paul Pearsall Scholarship supports graduate work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.

Program Goals:

 Encourage talented students to orient their careers to understanding the psychological effect of stigma on people with disabilities.

  • Develop strategies to improve the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma felt by individuals with physical disability, in order to reduce harmful misconceptions.
  • Encourage dissemination of findings to the public, expressly through media.

 Please see our website for more information http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearsall.aspx

Completed nominations should be submitted online by October 1, 2016.