Deborah J. Weatherston Infant Mental Health Endowed Scholarship

The Deborah J. Weatherston Infant Mental Health Endowed Scholarship fund is established to support diversity in the profession of Infant Mental Health by providing financial support to students with financial need who are enrolled in the Dual-Title Degree Program in Infant Mental Health at Wayne State University. To be eligible, students must full-time or part-time graduate students enrolled in the Dual-Title Degree Program in Infant Mental Health at Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute. In addition students must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA, remain in good academic standing, hold a student membership in the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health and meet one of the following:
a. The student is the first in her/his family to attend college;
b. The student demonstrates leadership potential in the infant mental health community;
c. The student has experienced educational obstacles prior to attending or while enrolled in college.

Award
Varies
Deadline
03/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe the leadership roles you have assumed with regard to infants and families and/or the impact that your work has had on child and family well-being and explain how you see yourself being a leader in the field of IMH as your career progresses?
  2. Please describe your commitment to and passion for practicing in the field of IMH. In other words, what makes you especially committed to the IMH field?
  3. If applicable, please describe any obstacles that you have experienced or are currently experiencing with regard to attending college
  4. I understand that if I am awarded the scholarship, I must be present at the MPSI centennial celebration on (May 20 and 21 2020) to be recognized for the award - for the 2020 award only