Applications are open for the American Psychological Foundation (APF) Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship 2022. The Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship will recognize outstanding graduate students from underrepresented groups who have a demonstrated financial need and are committed to improving the disparities in societal structures and issues that negatively impact communities of color, particularly those of African descent, particularly:
Arthur Evans, Jr., PhD, established the Queen and Nellie Evans Fund in honor of his grandmother and mother. Evans, a clinical and community psychologist and healthcare innovator, serves as the current CEO and executive vice president of the American Psychological Association.
Evans has done incredible work to empower historically marginalized individuals and communities through his work as the commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services. He has been honored for his work both nationally and internationally. In 2015, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy recognized him as an Advocate for Action. Thanks to Evans, APF has been able to financially support graduate students who are committed to improving the conditions of marginalized communities.
Preference is given to those who:
An application must include:
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||American Psychological Foundation|