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

In an effort 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.

2021 Student Grant Competition Winners

Justin S. Bell,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Michael P. Berry,
Drexel University

Johanna Chajes,
University of Virginia

Hyun Su Cho,
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Junqiang Dai,
Pennsylvania State University

Anne Clair Grammer,
Washington State University in St. Louis

Maria Granros,
University of Illinois at Chicago

Roberto Lopez, Jr.,
George Mason University

Kevin D. Mohawk,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Kunalan Manokara,
University of Amsterdam

Ali Molaie,
University of Nevada, Reno

Ruoyun Xu,
University of Texas at Austin

2020 Student Grant Competition Winners

Keiko Bostwick,
The University of New South Wales, Australia

Megan Britton,
University of Houston

Caitlin Cassidy,
Villanova University

David Cole,
Utah State University

Ruddy Faure,
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Madhwa Galgali,
Cleveland State University

Joshua Garcia,
University of Houston

Emily Kemp,
Louisiana State University

Emily Nakkawita,
Columbia University

Juhyun Park,
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Rita Pereira,
University of Minho

Megan Ringel,
University of California, Irvine

Rikki Sargent
Syracuse University

Lia Smith
University of Houston

Jelka Stojanov
University of Oxford

Sarah Tonkin
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Wen Wen
University of Texas at Austin

Samantha Williams
Saint Louis University

Student Research Award

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

2020 Student Research Award Recipients

Natasha Chaku,
Fordham University

Caitlin E. Rancher,
Southern Methodist University

Madalina Vlasceanu,
Princeton University

Sarah Shi Hui Wong,
National University of Singapore

RISE Research Award

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

2020 RISE Research Award Recipients

Yujia Bai,
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Sophie C. Dahlenburg,
University of South Australia

Maire Diemer,
University of Missouri, St. Louis

Alexander R. Garinther,
University of Oregon

Sakshi Ghai,
University of Cambridge

Min Hye Kang,
Sogang University

Tochukwu Nweze,
University of Cambridge

Monica Trevino,
University of Missouri, St. Louis

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.

Travel Assistance

The Travel Assistance is intended to assist students attending the APS Annual Convention by defraying the cost of travel.

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.