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Please join us in congratulating Applied Social Psychology faculty member, Dr. Lisa Bowleg, who learned last week that NIH has funded a 2-year administrative supplement to my NIDA-funded R01 study, Reducing Black Men's Drug Use and Co-Occurring Negative Mental and Physical Health Outcomes: Intersectionality, Social-Structural Stressors, and Protective Factors. The goal of the administrative supplement is to increase the number of Black bisexual men participants and establish bisexual men as a distinct sexual minority position.

Clinical Psychology program faculty member, Dr. Jody Ganiban, was awarded a one year NOSI supplement for her work on "Investigating the Magnification of Psychosocial Adversities for Children in the Time of COVID-19".

Dr. Cecilia Liu, a postodoctoral fellow working  with Dr. Ganiban, successfully secured a 2-year NIH supplement for her work on "Identifying Dynamic Change Processes in Growth Trajectories from Infancy to Early Adolescence.”

Congrats to all on these funding successes!

GW Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund 
Summer 2018 Student Early Decision Applications Accepted Now Thru March 1

Students who will be interning in unpaid internships this summer are encouraged to apply for the Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF) program. KACIF supports GW students in pursuing high-quality, necessarily unpaid internships that foster their career exploration and enhance their academic program, while reducing the financial challenges associated with necessarily-unpaid internships.

Facilitated by the university's Career Services Council and funded through the generous support of alumni, parents and members of the Board of Trustees, KACIF provides grants ranging up to $3,000 to GW undergraduate and graduate students pursuing internships that are necessarily unpaid.

Early Decision Applications accepted February 15—March 1, 2018

General Decision Applications accepted April 1—April 15, 2018

Interested students can go to the KACIF website to review more information, including eligibility requirements and application instructions, and are invited to contact us at with any questions.

You are invited to watch this clip of past KACIF student recipients thanking donors and talking about their experiences with their internships

Thanks to an anonymous alumna donor, is launching a new program of small grants of up to $500 to support undergraduate research and service experiences--experiences that can teach you skills and position you for graduate study or jobs. Details are attached. The first deadline is Monday, January 22nd for Spring funding and April 13th for summer funding. For details and application: Psychology Undergraduate Research and Service Grants Application

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