Psychology of Black Graduate Student Women Award

Section I, the Psychology of Black Women, of the APA’s Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35) sponsors the Graduate Student Award to recognize the work of a Black Woman graduate student in psychology.

Deadline: April 5


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 Cashuna Huddleston by April 5.

Past Recipients

2013: Jasmine Abrams 
2012: Nkiru Nnawulezi Oppression within Safe Spaces: Exploring Racial Microaggressions within Domestic Violence Shelters