Past Awards

2014-2015 Award and Honors in Psychology

  • Ashley Kendall, Erika Manczak and Meghan Quinn received travel awards from the Society for Research in Psychopathology.

2013-2014 Awards and Honors in Psychology

  • Linsday Smith won an award from the Cognitive Science Society of Spatial Cognition 2014 for Best Student Paper 
  • Kathleen Carswell was awarded the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Student Travel Award for the 2014 Conference
  • Jacob Dink received the Glushko Travel Award from the Cognitive Science Society and a Cognitive Science Travel Grant for Graduate Specialists from Northwestern University
  • Kevin Hsu was awarded the Student Research Development Award from the International Academy of Sex Research
  • Xiaoquing Hu received the 2013 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award
  • Christopher Petsko and Kevin Hsu received Honorable Mentions from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christine Nothelfer was awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation
  • Meghan Salomon was named a Multidisciplinary Program in Education Sciences (MPES) Fellow with a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences
  • Kelly Sheehan received a 2013 Psi Chi Graduate Research Grant from the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology
  • Christina Young was awarded the Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) award from the National Science Foundation

2012-2013 Awards and Honors

2012-2013 Fellowship Winners in Psychology

  • Name: Alex Browman
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Fellowship
    Adviser: Mesmin Destin and Wendi Gardner
  • Name: Grace Larson
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Eli Finkel
  • Name: Vida Manzo
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: Ford Foundation Fellowship Predoctoral award
    Adviser: Mesmin Destin
  • Name: Danielle Perszyk
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Sandy Waxman

Other Awards and Honors:

  • Kelly Sheehan received a 2013 Psi Chi Graduate Research Grant for her proposal, "Do Children Learn From iPads?"
  • Xiaoquing Hu received the 2013 American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award
  • David Miller receiveds the 2013 Anne Anastasi General Psychology Graduate Student Award
  • Alissa Mrazek received an  NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) award
  • Darya (Dasha) Zabelina received a Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar award.
  • Ryan Lei received a Ford Foundation predoctoral award Honorable Mention for 2012-2013
  • Emily Hollenbeck, Alissa Mrazek, and Christine Nothelfer received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention for 2012-2013
  • Bethany Ojalehto won an award at the Society for Anthropological Sciences conference
  • Maureen Craig received a Law and Social Science (LSS) Dissertation Fellowship from the American Bar Foundation for 2013-2014
  • Alex Browman received a 2012-2013 APA Basic Psychological Science Research Grant
  • David Miller received a 2012-2013 APA Basic Psychological Science Research Grant
  • Darya Zabelina received a 2012 American Psychological Foundation/Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (APF/COGDOP) Graduate Student Research Scholarship
  • Vida Manzo was a recipient of the Diversity Fund Graduate Travel Award for the 2013 SPSP conference
  • David Miller was awarded a Clara Mayo grant from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for his proposal "How Does Removing Stereotype Threat  Maximize Women's Spatial Skills" 
  • Bobby Cheon was awarded an APA Dissertation Research Award, the 2012 Salimetrics Distinguished Student Scholar Award, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues fellowship
  • Xiaoqing Hu received the 2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
  • Ming Hui received a Graduate Research Grant from The Graduate School for his project, "Understanding the Development of Social Norms for Cooperation"
  • Dorianne Levy was a recipient of the Diversity Fund Graduate Travel Award for the 2012 SPSP Conference
  • John Meixner received a Graduate Research Grant from the University Research Grants Committee for his project, "Detecting real-life events with the concealed information test: a field-like application"
  • Stacey Parrot received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Mike Winograd was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Institute of Justice for 2012-2013 

2011-2012 Fellowship Winners in Psychology

  • Name: Brock Ferguson
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Fellowship
    Adviser: Sandy Waxman
  • Name: Christian Hoyos
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Dedre Gentner
  • Name: Dorainne Levy
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Awards: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship and
    Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
    Adviser: Jennifer Richeson
  • Name: Annie Senior
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: David Uttal
  • Name: Christina Young
    Department (Area): Psychology (Clinical)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Robin Nusslock
  • Name: Iliana Vargas
    Department (Area): Psychology (BBC)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Ken Paller

2010-2011 Awards and Honors in Psychology

  • Bobby Cheon is awarded the Philip Brickman Endowment Fellowship
  • Elaine Cheung receives the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Student Travel Award for the 2011 Conference
  • Keith Cox becomes a Walter Dill Scott Endowment Fellow
  • Brian Edwards wins the prize for the best poster at the 2011 meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • John Meixner is elected Editor-In-Chief of the Northwestern University Law Review and receives a National Science Foundation Forensic Science Conference Stipend
  • Allen Rosenthal receives the WCAS/TGS Teaching Fellowship
  • Erica Slotter receives the Weinberg College Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award for 2010-2011
  • Dasha Zabelina receives the APA Travel Award for 2011 

2010-2011 Fellowship Winners in Psychology

  • Name: Kathleen Carswell
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
    Graduate Fellowship
    Adviser: Eli Finkel
  • Name: Brian Edwards
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Lance Rips
  • Name: Adam Safron
    Department (Area): Psychology (Brain, Behavior, Cognition)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Michael Bailey
  • Name: Caitlin Duffy
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Eli Finkel 
  • Name: Priya Kamat
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Wendi Gardner
  • Name: Stacey Parrot
    Department (Area): Psychology (Cognitive)
    Award: National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
    Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Steve Franconeri
  • Name: Destiny Peery
    Department (Area): Psychology (Social)
    Award: Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
    Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Galen Bodenhausen
  • Name: Jennifer Sumner 
    Department (Area): Psychology (Clinical)
    Award: National Institutes of Health, National Research Service Award
    Adviser: Susan Mineka
  • Name: Joshua Wilt 
    Department (Area): Psychology (Clinical)
    Award: National Institutes of Health, National Research Service Award
    Adviser: Dan McAdams/William Revelle

2009-2010 Fellowship Winners in Psychology

  • Name: Daniel Sanchez
    Area: Brain Behavior & Cognition
    Award: APA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Diversity Program in Neuroscience (Year 2)
    Adviser: Paul Reber
  • Name: Azurii Collier
    Area: Brain Behavior & Cognition
    Award: UNCF-Merk Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship
    Adviser: Mark Beeman
  • Name: Lisa Hechtman
    Area: Brain Behavior & Cognition
    Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Joan Chiao
  • Name: Maureen Craig
    Area: Social
    Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
    Adviser: Jennifer Richeson
  • Name: Katie Rotella
    Area: Social
    Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Jennifer Richeson
  • Name: Priya Kamat
    Area: Social
    Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Wendi Gardner
  • Name: Caitlin Duffy
    Area: Social
    Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
    Adviser: Eli Finkel 
  • Name: Destiny Peery
    Area: Social
    Award: American Bar Foundation Doctoral Fellowship
    Adviser: Jennifer Richeson
  • Name: Chivon Powers
    Area: Brain Behavior & Cognition
    Award: Graduate Research Grant
    Adviser: Mark Beeman
  • Name: Alison Lewis
    Area: Clinical
    Award: Graduate Research Grant
    Adviser: Richard Zinbrag 

More recent awards can be found here