OCTOBER 2, 2012 PSYCHOLOGY BEYOND BORDERS
REMINDER - APPLICATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 12, 20122013 PBB Mission Awards
Psychology Beyond Borders (PBB) is seeking proposals for projects that support our mission. PBB is an international non-profit organization focusing on the psychosocial impacts of disasters, armed conflicts, and terrorism. PBB is seeking to fund research and service-oriented projects that support work in this area, with a particular focus on work that addresses issues of how the psychosocial impact of disasters and mass traumas are affected by repetitive and chronic exposure to traumatic events, economic loss and empowerment, preparedness and resilience programs, and prevention.
FOCUS AREAS FOR 2013 AWARDS
- Repetitive Exposure to Disaster: Including research and service projects investigating the effects of repeated exposure and specific intervention methods for repeatedly exposed populations.
- Preparedness: Including research and service projects designed to teach and evaluate programs to prepare people for disasters.
- Resilience: Including research and service projects designed to further understand the risk and resilience profile of potentially vulnerable communities and societies and developing effective means for building societal resilience in the face of disasters, armed conflict and terrorism.
- Prevention: Including research and service programs aimed at peace building and nonviolent conflict resolution.We seek research and action-oriented projects that contribute to at least one of the focus areas described above. Projects will be assessed on their empirical rigor and service impact. PBB is most interested in funding applications which Lead the Field in research advancement.
PROJECT FUNDING AND DURATION
Projects of $5,000 - $10,000 (USD) will be funded with an expected project duration of one year (beginning May 2013).
Applicants must be affiliated with a university or non-profit organization. PBB encourages applications from international organizations or individuals who represent diversity.
For application details and summaries of past Mission Awards projects, click here.
To download the application cover page and checklist, click here.
Applications are due October 12, 2012.
Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
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