Funding Opportunities

Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships

The Beth Rom-Rymer Scholarships provide support to both graduate students and practicing, licensed psychologists to complete their training in psychopharmacology programs.

Deadline: February 7, 2025
Amount: $5,000
Sponsors: APF

The Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships provide support to both graduate students and practicing, licensed psychologists to complete their training in psychopharmacology programs, which adhere to the APA model curriculum of didactic training in clinical psychopharmacology. Preference will be given to those applicants who are committed to working with the underserved.

Eligibility

APF encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds with respect to age, race, color, religion, creed, nationality, ability, sexual orientation, gender, and geography.

Applicants must be graduate students or practicing, licensed psychologists with evidence of having enrolled in a training program in clinical psychopharmacology. The training program must adhere to the APA model curriculum of didactic training in clinical psychopharmacology.

Application Instructions

Please include the following (11-point Times New Roman/Garamond font; single spaced):

  • self-statement of how the candidate fulfills the purpose of the scholarships (no more than 5 pages, 1-inch margins, no smaller than 11-point font)
  • academic transcript for those who are predoctoral (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
  • current abbreviated CV (10 pages max)
  • two (2) letters of recommendation supporting the candidate’s qualifications with reference to the purpose of the scholarship

Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.

Please review our program FAQs for important details on the application process.

Recent Recipient

Dr. Krista Boyer

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Past Recipients

2024

  • Teneeshia Johnson from The Chicago School, Clinical Psychopharmacology Department
  • Dr. Rita Rivera from Drake University
  • Teresa Juarez from Alliant International University
  • Dr. Jacks Cheng from Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Allyson Galloway from Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Krista Boyer from Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Stephanie Phillips from Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Charles Anderson from New Mexico State University
  • Dr. Sara Kim from Fairleigh Dickinson University

2023

  • Jessica Ahmed, The Wright Institute
  • Catrena Almonte, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Dr. Kailyn Bobb, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Dr. Justin Carreras, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Allyson Galloway, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Dr. Nicole Knox, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Sarah Kruse, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Dr. Jamie Miller, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Dr. Michelle Varon, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

2022

  • Kira Charles, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • David Giard, California Northstate University
  • Elizabeth Kaydanovsky, Illinois School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University
  • Lindsay Plumer, New Mexico State University
  • Erin T. Reuther, PhD, ABPP, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Kirby Reutter, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Heather Tahler, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Cathryn Maciolek Waugh, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Patrie Williams, PhD, New Mexico State University

2021

  • Alan von Kleiss, Chippenham, PhD, Johnston-Willis Hospitals
  • Alyssa Oland, Beam Psychological, PhD, Counseling, and Consulting Services, LLC
  • David J. Giard, California Northstate University
  • Jaime Wilson, PhD, Wilson Clinical Services, PLLC
  • Kelli Tillquist, PhD, Alliant International University—San Diego
  • Kimberly McGuire, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Kirby Reutter, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Monika Kos Y Gonzales, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Richard L. Sylvester Jr., PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University

2020

  • Jennifer Collins, PsyD, Farleigh Dickinson University
  • Dynesha Grissom, PhD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Kayla Harris, PhD, Alliant International University
  • Jennifer Hsia, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Mary Kirschner, PsyD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Kayt Orange, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Shanique Russell, MS, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • LuAnne Stokes, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Cady Williams, PhD, New Mexico State University

2019

  • Christa Coleman, PhD, Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health
  • Roxanne Gajewski, PhD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Matthew Harings, PhD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Anne Molloy, PhD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Hannah Nixon, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Anthony Rinaldi, PhD, SSM Health – Dean Medical Group
  • Allah-Fard Sharrieff, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Jack Tsai, PhD, Yale University

2018

  • Laura Brown, PhD, Alliant University
  • Alyssa Cunningham, MA, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Sean Fowler, PsyD, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Saurabh Gupta, PhD, Alliant International University
  • Brian Humphrey, PsyD, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Michelle Manzano, MA, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Roberto Carlos Montes, PsyD, New Mexico State University
  • Melody Moore, PhD, New Mexico State University
  • Edward Waldrep, PhD, Alliant International University