Diversity Fund Undergraduate Award

This award is given in an effort to increase the degree of diversity within personality and social psychology.

Sponsor: Division 8


The Society for Personality and Social Psychology has established a fund devoted to increasing diversity within personality and social psychology. As part of this initiative, eligible undergraduate students are invited to apply for an award that will cover the expense of registering for the annual SPSP conference.

The SPSP Diversity and Climate Committee will also host a welcome reception for award recipients during the conference (time and location to be announced). Award winners are encouraged to attend this reception.


To be eligible for this award a nominee must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program in the Southwest.

  • Have completes at least one year in their undergraduate program.

  • Be a member of an underrepresented group in personality/social psychology. These groups include ethnic or racial minorities; first-generation college students; LGBT students; and students with a physical disability.

How to Apply

Please address all inquiries to the Diversity and Climate Committee Chair.

Award winners must accept or decline their award within 48 hours of notification. Awards will be made when the recipient registers for the conference.