The Jenessa Shapiro Graduate Research Award provides assistance to a graduate student from an underrepresented background with the cost of conducting research in personality and/or social psychology up to $1,000. A minimum of two student awards are given per year. This award can be given at any stage of a student’s graduate career; that is, the research does not need to be part of the student’s dissertation.


Kallie Brown, University of California, Irvine

Herrison Chicas, University of North Carolina

Tiffany George, Texas A&M University

Riley Marshall, University of California, Los Angeles

Ramona Martinez, University of California, Riverside

Isabela Pérez, University of California, Riverside

Elizabeth Quinn, University of California, Santa Barbara