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.

2024 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.

Courtney Jones
Northwestern University

Kinsey Smith
Pacific University

Craig Tomlin
Rollins College

Ryan Hodge
University of California, Davis

Hwayeon Myeong
Rice University

Yuexing Hao
Cornell University

2024 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 2024, 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.

2024 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.

Bowen Wang-Kildegaard
University of California, Berkeley

Jonathan Chia
Singapore Management University

Sua Song
Sungkyunkwan University

2024 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.

Callie Wang
University of Central Florida

Sakina Spears
Fielding Graduate University

Sreelakshmi Pushpanadh
Pennsylvania State University

2024 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.

Enna Chen
Stanford University

Lauren Kim
University of California, Los Angeles

Miranda Proctor
University of Central Florida

2024 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.

Kirsten Morehouse​
Harvard University​

Saurabh Ranjan
University of Florida

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.

Kevin Summers
University of Denver