Honors & Awards

Honors

Departmental honors are automatically given to graduating Psychology majors who meet the following criteria:

3.6 or higher Psych GPA in addition to an overall (QC) GPA or 3.5 or higher.

For a list of 2020 Honors, please click here.

Departmental Awards to Graduating Psychology Majors

The Dr. ANDREA LI MEMORIAL AWARD (plaque). for a student who has demonstrated excellence in psychological research. Special consideration will be given to students whose focus is in Behavioral Neuroscience, and those who have actively served the college and/or community. Application and personal statement required.

The HAROLD SCHUCKMAN AWARD (plaque & $500 award): for a student who will be attending a graduate program in psychology. Application and personal statement required.

The DANIEL V. CAPUTO AWARD (plaque & $500 award): for a student who is committed to pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. Application form required.

The JOHN V. CONTI AWARD (plaque & $1,000 award): for a graduating senior who will be attending a graduate program in psychology or a related profession. Acceptable areas of graduate study are General Psychology, Behavioral Analysis, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling and Social Work. Preferred specialty areas: Autism, Developmental Disabilities, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Mental/Emotional Illness.  Preference is given to a student with financial need, scholastic excellence, and a desire to pursue graduate study in psychology or a related profession. Application, personal statement, and letter of acceptance required.

The DR. EFFIE MITSIS MEMORIAL AWARD (plaque & $1,000 award): for a graduating senior who will be attending a graduate program in Neuroscience. Preference is someone who will be doing research with humans, but animal research is also acceptable. Application, personal statement, faculty recommendation letter, and letter of acceptance required.

The DAVID FRIEDMAN NEUROSCIENCE AWARD (plaque & $1000 award) for a student who will be attending a graduate program in psychology or neuroscience devoted to human research. Preference will be given to those doing research in the areas of Cognitive Neuroscience or Neuropsychology, especially those who have conducted neuroimaging studies (e.g., EEG, ERPs, fMRI). Students who have done animal research (e.g., behavioral neuroscience), especially if it relates to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive aging, and normal or abnormal developmental processes, will also be considered. Preference will be given to a student with financial need, and a high overall and in-major GPA. Application with a statement of personal career goals /description of research, recommendation letter from primary mentor and letter of acceptance required.