American College Counseling Association
Research Grant Application 2022-2023
SOURCE OF FUNDING:
The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) announces three research award opportunities for 2022-2023. The research which will be supported by these grants is one that supports and\or advances the work of mental health professionals in colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions. Researchers who will be selected to receive the grants will be encouraged to attend the ACCA annual conference, which will be held online this year, and will be asked to submit their results in the Journal of College Counseling and/or as a program for the ACCA annual conference the following year.
The Three Grants are:
· 1 for $1000: This funded research grant is designed to recognize, honor and financially support individuals who are seeking to complete a comprehensive research study relating to college counseling practices.
· 2 for $500: These two funded research grants are designed to recognize, honor and support individuals who are seeking to complete a comprehensive research study relating to the provision of professional counseling to college student populations and\or to the mental health professionals who provide them. These funded research grants provide a cash award of up to $500.00 each for two researchers or research teams. One of grants may focus on community, vocational, and technical institutions, while the other may focus on community colleges or 4-year colleges and universities.
The submission deadline for the Research Grant Proposals and supporting material is due no later than December 1st, 2022.
WHO MAY APPLY?
The competition is open to professional and student members of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA). Licensed practitioners, as well as students, are encouraged to apply. Individuals may submit, or be a part of a submission team, for only one proposal. Multiple submissions by any researcher, individually or as a part of a research team, will not be accepted.
TOPICS OF INTEREST TO ACCA
1. Topics Likely to be Chosen
2. Topics Unlikely to be Chosen
The Research Proposal should cover the following areas:
Research proposals will be evaluated against the following criteria:
TIMELINES AND REPORTING RESULTS:
Each of the grant recipients is expected to keep the research committee informed if there is a delay in the proposed timeline and reporting of results.
A brief copy of the results will be e-mailed to the research committee chair once the research is complete. The researchers will retain ownership of all data and results of their research. The researchers will state their willingness to include an acknowledgment of ACCA’s financial support in all reports, publications, and presentations related to the supported project.
NOTIFICATION OF AWARDS:
All applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s funding decisions by December 30th, 2022. Grants will be awarded during the February 2023 ACCA Annual Conference , which will be held in Savannah, Georgia. The recipient(s) of the research grants are strongly encouraged to attend the ACCA national conference, at which they will be recognized.
Proposals and requests for further information should be submitted electronically by email attachment to:
Oren Shefet, PhD
Research Grant Committee Chair
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