Grants for Writing / Release Funding

The purpose of the Control Research Foundation is to promote education and further research and understanding regarding the positive and healthy uses of human control and self-control for individuals, families, societies and planetary health and well-being.

To further meet that purpose, funding is available for writing projects related to Control Theory and Therapy as outlined above.


To be eligible for this funding, an applicant must hold an advanced degree and have an academic appointment at an accredited college or university; and/or be a licensed health care professional. The applicant must show in the application their knowledge of and familiarity with Control Therapy. (Resources are available for download at no charge on this website including the Control Therapy book; the Control Research Training Manual; the SCI manual, Control Therapy: "The Last Lecture."

Proposals may be for an edited book, a book chapter in a textbook, or a review article intended for journal publication.. Proposals may also include conference proceedings related to Control Therapy that will be published in book format.

Please submit a small abstract of the topic related to Control Therapy: Theory, Research, Practice, that you wish to write about (less than 500) words, and in what format (e.g., book chapter, journal review, etc.). Please indicate, where, appropriate, the relative emphasis on Control Therapy: Theory, Research, Practice and how your writing will build on previous work on control theory and therapy and build bridges with other theories and therapeutic approaches.

Funds will be paid to the institution on behalf of the scholar to his or her academic institution. The foundation’s guidelines stipulate that no indirect costs (e.g. for institutional overhead) will be paid.

Refer to the Grant Guidelines below for further information.

Application for funding: Writing/Release

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