Recognizing the important work that students contribute to psychological science, APS and the APS Student Caucus (APSSC) are proud to offer a host of member-only research grant and award opportunities. For more details and eligibility requirements, please refer to the links below.

Read about the 2023 APS Poster Award recipients here.

2023 Student Grant Competition Recipients

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. Learn about criteria and the 2024 competition.

Mariel Barnett
Case Western Reserve University

Lauren Girouard
University of Louisville

Yuhang Shu
University of Virginia

Vineet Gairola
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Andrea Mah
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Zachary Gerber
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Paige Reohr
Pacific University

Anna Zhen
St. John’s University

2023 Student Poster Awards

A highlight of every APS convention since 1991 is the poster sessions, where hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students studying psychological science (as well as researchers at all levels) present their research and engage in discussions with interested colleagues. Below are the winning posters in each of 5 categories for 2023, as selected by peer reviewers. Award winners may receive monetary compensation, complimentary convention registration, and convention travel assistance to help them attend and present their research.

Read more about these winners and their research here.

2023 Student Research Award Recipients

The Student Research Award promotes and acknowledges outstanding research conducted by student members of APS. Learn more about the Student Research Award, including eligibility and how to apply.

Shauna Bowes
Emory University

Yifan Yuan
College of William & Mary

Yen-Ling Chen
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jonah Koetke
University of Pittsburgh

2023 RISE Research Award Recipients

The RISE Research Award acknowledges outstanding psychological science research related to under-represented populations or conducted by students from diverse backgrounds. Learn more about the RISE Research Award, including eligibility and how to apply.

Nuo Chen
Union College

Monica Echols
Fielding Graduate University

Amanda Vincent
Xavier University

2023 Emerging Scholar Award Recipients

To celebrate the research and contributions of the APS Student Caucus members from diverse backgrounds, the Emerging Scholar Research Award recognizes 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, and APS media coverage. Learn more about the Emerging Scholar Research Award.

Sarah Gonzalez Coffin
University of Colorado, Boulder

Jordyn R. Ricard
Yale University

Christopher Huong
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Ariana Rivens
University of Virginia

2023 Scott O. Lilienfeld APS Travel Award Recipients

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. Learn about Scott O. Lilienfeld and the travel award in his name.

Shauna Bowes
Emory University

René Freichel
University of Amsterdam

Jonah Koetke
University of Pittsburgh

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. Learn about Albert Bandura and the research award in his name.

Iris Chat
Temple University