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

Brookshire Fellowship Recipient 2018 Daneele Thorpe

Daneele Thorpe is a senior majoring in Psychology and Public Health. Daneele is graduating in May 2018. In the fall, Daneele will be attending the Clinical Psychology PHD Program at Stony Brook University in Long Island, NY. 

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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.