Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation ResearchThe Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award provides financial assistance to support for doctoral students' dissertation research on "the cause, treatment, cure, and prevention of mental disease, mental illness, and mental disorders," as designated in her will.
The award provides up to $1,500 for research-related expenses such as survey mailings, software, participant stipends and training. Award recipients must provide a copy of the final dissertation to the foundation.
Frances Fowler Wallace was married to John Forsythe Wallace, who served as a member of the Texas House of Representatives and the State Board of Control. She died July 18, 1972, in Austin at the age of 80.
The foundation is currently accepting proposals for the Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial for Mental Health Dissertation Award. Information about the application process can be found here.