Supported Scholarship Program

Award Details

The AARC Supported Scholarship Program was designed to identify and fund quality research programs that further the mission and vision of AARC. In particular, AARC is interested in proposals that reflect assessment development and counseling outcome research. Each awarded program should be completed within one year of the award and have clear potential implications for influencing public policy at the state, regional, or national levels. counseling students, counselors, counselor educators, and practitioner-scholars are highly encouraged to apply for this unique and re-occurring opportunity.
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All submissions are due electronically by the due date and must be submitted to AARC Grants Committee Co-Chairs (Carrie Wachter Morris and Jaimie Stickl Haugen) via email: AARCstudentgrants@gmail.com.  Grant recipients will be publicly announced at the AARC reception in the annual ACA Conference.

2020 grant recipients

The Development and Initial Validation of the Cultural Humility and Enactment Scale in Counseling

  • PI:
    Peitao Zhu, Northern Illinois University

Developing an Evaluation Toll for Counselor Education Doctoral Student Teaching

  • PI:
    Mei Tang, University of Cincinnati
  • Co-PIs:
    Stephanie Merrilees, University of Cincinnati
    Alexandra Mott, University of Cincinnati

Exploring the Impact of Mobile Resilience Building Program in the COVID-19 Era

  • PI:
    Raissa Miller, Boise State University
  • Co-PI:
    Eric Beeson, Northwestern University

Path Analysis of Factors Affecting Marginalized Youth Outcomes: An Intersection of Career Barriers, Depression, Hopelessness, and Social Problem-Solving

  • PI:
    Tahani Dari, University of Toledo
  • Co-PIs:
    Christian Chan, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Development and Validation of the Interpersonal Stress Scale-CT

  • PI: 
    C. Missy Moore, University of Georgia

2016 grant recipients

Suicide Intervention Outcome Research in Public Schools: A Meaningful Community Engagement Study

  • PI: 
    Laura Shannonhouse, Georgia State University
  • Co-PIs:
    Yung-Wei Dennis Lin, New Jersey City University
    Nikki Elston, Georgia State University

The Effect of Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy on PTSD Symptoms, Adaptive Behaviors, and Physiological Symptoms

  • PI: 
    Erika Schmit, Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Co-PIs:
    Jennafer Mountain
    Michael Schmit
    Anna Zapata

An investigation of the effects of Neurofeedback training on ADHD symptoms in college students

  • PI:
    Shaywanna Harris, University of Central Florida

A comparison of the mental health impact of trauma guilt, depression, and PTSD for survivors of cyber-sexual assault and physical assault

  • PI:
    Kelley Holladay, University of Central Florida

Coping Assessment for Bereavement and Loss Experiences (CABLE): Development and Initial Validation of a New Instrument

  • PI:
    Elizabeth Crunk, University of Central Florida
  • Co-PIs:
    Laurie Burke, University of Central Florida
    Robert Neimeyer, University of Memphis
    Mike Robinson, University of Central Florida