APS recognizes that students are the psychological scientists of tomorrow and that’s why we offer a host of member-only research award and grant opportunities. Travel assistance is also available to help student members attend and present research at APS Conventions. For more details and eligibility requirements, please refer to the links below.

Student Grant Competition

To support student research in psychology, the APS Student Caucus provides a source of funding for APS student members to conduct research that is in its initial stage of development.

2022 Student Grant Competition Winners

Danielle D’Amico,
Ryerson University

Bria Gresham,
University of Minnesota

Erin T. Kaseda,
Rosalind Franklin University

Kiran Kaur,
University of Utah

Elizabeth Mortenson,
University of Virginia

Reed Priest,
University of Minnesota

Claire Shimshock,
University of Rochester

Kayden Stockwell,
Stanford University

Student Research Award

The Student Research Award promotes and acknowledges outstanding research conducted by student members of APS.

2022 Student Research Award Recipients

Grace Allison,
McGill University

Caroline Balling,
Purdue University

Brittany J. Baugher,
Kent State University

Eileen Zheng Wu,
Northwestern University

Georgina Du,
New York University

RISE Research Award

The RISE Research Award acknowledges outstanding psychological science research related to under-represented populations or conducted by students from diverse backgrounds.

2022 RISE Research Award Recipients

Naomi C. Curran,
Lawrence University

Albert Ly,
Loma Linda University

Shane McKnight

Emerging Scholar Award

To celebrate the research and contributions of the APS Student Caucus members from diverse backgrounds, the Emerging Scholar Research Award will recognize individuals based on their personal statement, poster abstract submitted to the APS Annual Conference, and CV. Four winners will receive a monetary award, complimentary conference registration, mentorship, and APS media coverage. Applications for this award will be available with poster submissions for the 2022 APS Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

2022 Emerging Scholar Award Recipients

Ha Bui,
Soka University of America

Christina Steele,
University of Pennsylvania

Cameron R Wiley,
The University of California, Irvine

Maya N. Cook,
George Washington University

Scott O. Lilienfeld APS Travel Award

This award seeks to honor and extend Scott O. Lilienfeld’s influence on the next generation of clinical scientists by recognizing graduate student poster-presenters at the APS Annual Convention each year.

2022 Scott O. Lilienfeld APS Travel Award Recipients

Shauna Bowes,
Emory University

Yasemin Genc,
City, University of London

Fiona Sleight,
Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Psi Chi | APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award

The Psi Chi | APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award honors Albert Bandura with a competition for the best research by a graduate student in empirical psychology.

2021-22 APS Albert Bandura Graduate Research Award

Iris Chat,
Temple University

APSSC Online Funding Database

The APSSC Online Funding Database provides APS Student Affiliates with information about grants and fellowships available to undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students in psychological science.