FEETS Category: RESEARCH
Description: Award to support proposed or ongoing research project.
Application Deadline: July 01, 2014
Amount of Award: Up
to $1,000 per award
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) Competency in conducting research
and potential for leadership in that area.
2) Academic performance while
enrolled at Forest.
3) Financial need.
4) Preference may be given to
students enrolled in the doctoral program in clinical psychology.
Materials Required for Consideration:
1)Completed FEETS Application Form;
3) Description of project for which student
wishes funds to be applied. An approved
thesis or dissertation proposal will satisfy this requirement. In lieu of this, the student must submit a
400+ word essay describing the project.
4) List of costs incurred or
expected, including, but not limited to, consumable supplies, mileage related
to study administration, and/or items intended as thank-you gifts for
participants. Durable goods, e.g., equipment,
test kits, etc., remain the property of Forest Institute and must be returned
at the conclusion of the study. Students
who have previously received a Research Award must clearly indicate in their
cost statement the distinct purpose of the requested funds or their application
will not be reviewed. The faculty
sponsor for the research project must sign off on the cost statement.
5) One letter of recommendation from a
person familiar with applicant’s competency in the domain of Research and
6) Documented financial eligibility
for federal student aid; i.e., submission of FAFSA.