Awards in Psychology
There are many awards and honors availible to students in pyschology or related interdisciplinary programs. These awards include research grants, scholarships and honors. Students who are interested in pursuing a degree in psychology can talk to their advisor about how to qualify for an award.
F&M Brookshire Memorial Prize
The Kenneth H. Brookshire Memorial Prize was established by Dr. Brookshire’s students and colleagues to honor his dedication to research. The Brookshire Memorial Prize is awarded to a graduating senior psychology major at F & M who has demonstrated excellence in research.
The Roger & Elizabeth Thompson Award in Animal Behavior
Given to a graduating F&M student in the Biological Foundations of Behavior program, this award is in recognition of her or his enthusiasm, aptitude, independence, and commitment to the story of animal behavior.
The Paul Whitely Prize in Psychology
In recognition of his teachings, this prize has been established by former students awarded to a student at F&M for scholarly excellence in psychology.
The Edward S. Reed Memorial Prize
In recognition of Professor Reed's contributions to psychology and philosophy, this prize has been established by students & colleagues to be awarded to a senior at F&M who has shown scholarly excellence in the Scientific and Philosophical Studies of the Mind.
The Sarah Aronoff Award in Psychology
Presented to an F&M student who captures the interpersonal warmth and enthusiasm for life and learning displayed by Sarah Aronoff, Class of 2005, lost in a tragic accident in her junior year.
Charles N. Stewart Prize in Neuroscience
Given to a graduating F&M student in the Biological Foundations of Behavior program, this award is for outstanding accomplishment and demonstrated commitment to research in the broadly defined field of neuroscience.
Brookshire Fellowship: Current and Past Recipients
Brookshire Fellowship Recipient Zoey Favilla 2023
Zoe is a senior pursuing a double major in Psychology and Public Health-Government. She is looking forward to returning to the Developing Moral Values Lab this summer. Zoe is excited to further develop her research interests that exist at the intersection of mental health, physical health, and political attitudes in the upcoming academic year.
Nithya is a senior Psychology and Economics double major. This summer, she will be working with Professor Rottman in the Developing Moral Values Lab. She plans to graduate in 2022.Read More
NICOLE KOLMSTETTER Nicole majored in Psychology (graduating with honors) and minored in Anthropology. This summer, Nicole will be presenting her honors thesis/Brookshire research at the Association for Psychological Science annual conference. She is looking forward to working in a research position prior to entering a PhD program.Read More
Anastasiia is a senior majoring in Cognitive Science and minoring in Psychology. After graduating, Anastasiia is going to continue her pursuit of knowledge as a Master's student in Philosophy. She is aspiring to gain more experience and do meaningful work in philosophy o f mind, feminist theory, normative ethics, socio-political philosophy.Read More
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The Lucille and William Hackman Endowment
Hackman Summer Scholarship
F&M provides funding for students to do full-time research with a professor. During the 10-week Summer research period, students have the opportuniy to work with their mentor and other Hackman scholars in a formal research setting. Students should speak to their professors about recieving a Hackman Scholarship.