Psychology of Black Graduate Student Women Award

Recognizes the work of a black woman graduate student in psychology.

Sponsor: Division 35


Section I, the Psychology of Black Women, of APA's Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) sponsors the Graduate Student Award.


The applicant must be a current black woman graduate student in psychology.

How to Apply

The prize in the amount of $250 is awarded for the submission of an empirical or theoretical (qualitative or quantitative) paper, including dissertation research, book chapter or other scholarly work. The work will be evaluated on its creativity, innovation and the degree to which it furthers understanding of the role of gender in Black women’s lives. It is not required that the work be published at time of submission.

Nominations: Self nominations are encouraged. To be considered for an award, please send a cover letter with contact information and electronic copy (PDF preferred) of the scholarly work to Tiffany Williams. 

Past Recipients


Amanda Long


Morgan C. Jerald 


Jasmine Abrams  


Nkiru Nnawulezi Oppression within Safe Spaces: Exploring Racial Microaggressions within Domestic Violence Shelters