Winner of the 2019 The David B. Feinsilver Award
Arpita Gupta is a doctoral student of psychology at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. The awards committee received a large number of high quality applications this year, and voted in favour of supporting a young professional who has not had the opportunity to travel and attend an international congress to date. Arpita will be presenting her research at the 21st International Conference of the ISPS in Rotterdam during the summer of 2019
Contributions to the David Feinsilver fund may be sent to the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region: CFNCR – Feinsilver Fund: 1112 16th Street NW, Suite 340; Washington, DC 20036.
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The David B. Feinsilver Award: A scholarship to fund travel expenses to the ISPS Congress
David B. Feinsilver, M.D. was a long-time staff member at the Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Rockville, Maryland, U.S.A, where he chaired its Symposium Committee. A former president of ISPS, the chair of its 1994 meeting in Washington, and the founder of ISPS-US, he established a fund before he died after a long illness. This fund grants a scholarship to fund travel expenses to each ISPS International congress, for the best research or clinical paper on the psychotherapeutic treatment of the severely disturbed.
Applications for the 2021 Award – not yet open
If you are interested in applying you for this grant you must indicate so during the ISPS 2021 abstract submission process. Applications will only be considered from people who cannot afford to attend the congress without financial support. The award will be given to the best research or clinical paper by a newcomer, who cannot otherwise afford to attend the congress.