Description: Assistantship to support the Director of Clinical Training in consultation with the Diversity Committee in determining future DIPI trainings at Forest.


Renewable: Yes


Application Deadline: July 01, 2014


Amount of Award: Up to $4,000 per fellowship


Advanced standing, defined as students who, by the end of the Summer 2014 semester, have had two consecutive terms at full-time enrollment; i.e., 9+ credit hours per semester, since matriculating to Forest.

Criteria for Selection:

1)Commitment to and interest in supporting the Strategic Diversity Management Plan.

2)Demonstration of diversity competency.

3)Preference may be given to students enrolled in the doctoral program in clinical psychology.


Materials Required for Consideration:

1)Completed FEETS Application Form;


3)600+ word written statement expressing the applicant’s commitment and interest in supporting the future of DIPI training at Forest.

4)Two recommendations from faculty who are knowledgeable of the student’s competency in the domain of Diversity.


Expected Outcomes:

Recipients of the DIPI Assistantship will be required to document hours that they contribute to the project and submit weekly timesheets to the work study office. Timesheets must be signed by the faculty/administrative sponsor assigned to supervise fellows throughout the year. Assistantship recipients are expected to contribute at least 4 hours to the project weekly and will present a final report on their project to the Forest community at the Fall School Convocation in 2015. A written document describing their activities will be presented at that time.


I have read and understand the scholarship program guidelines. I affirm that the information which I have provided in this application form and any additional materials is complete, accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and represents my own work. I also understand that furnishing false information in the process of completing this application may result in revocation of my financial aid or may result in disciplinary action pursuant to the Academic Catalog. I understand that the FEETS Review Committee may review other aspects of my academic record in consideration of my application.