The Ron McBride Foundation Play for Life Summer Fellowship in Honor of Tennyson Cecchini

Description: This summer fellowship was created to provide support to students obtaining an education in medical and counseling professions that are essential for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, with a particular emphasis on opioid misuse. The Utah Opioid Task Force, Ron McBride Foundation, and Dennis Cecchini partnered together to host the Play for Life: The Tennyson Cecchini Memorial Golf Tournament. The proceeds from that tournament make this fellowship opportunity possible.

Amount: 2021 Summer Stipend ($6000, plus fringe benefits)

Criteria:

  • Psychology graduate student
  • Preference will be given to students who plan to focus on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, particularly opioids.

Award
$6000, plus fringe benefits
Deadline
04/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a personal statement of 500 words or less that addresses your educational and career plans, specifically regarding your interest in research and clinical focus that relates to early life trauma and/or the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders.

    The personal statement is a key component of the fellowship application, so please make sure your statement is thorough and polished.

  2. Please submit a brief statement (250 words or less) for non-specialists (i.e., lay audience) about the significance of your work to understanding prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, especially opioid misuse.
  3. Please upload a current CV
  4. Letter of Recommendation