The latest

Thirteen graduate students are the latest recipients of the American Psychological Foundation (APF) and Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP) Graduate Research Scholarships. The winners are:

  • Laura Knouse, a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Knouse won the $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship. Her research interests include cognitive factors in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the way these symptoms affect domains of functioning.

  • Sarah Palyo, winner of the $2,000 Clarence J. Rosecrans Scholarship. As a doctoral student at the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York, her dissertation will examine the trajectory of post-trauma symptoms over time.

The following students each won $1,000 APF/COGDOP scholarships:

  • Sarah Frenkiel-Fishman, a developmental and clinical psychology graduate student at Concordia University.

  • Ilke Ă–ztekin, a fourth-year graduate student at the cognition and perception program at New York University.

  • Katherine Karlsgodt, a graduate student in cognitive neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • Jeffrey D. Karpicke, a cognitive psychology graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis.

  • Meghan McAuliffe, a fifth-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Delaware.

  • Jenny Su, a University of Minnesota graduate student.

  • Lisa Christian, a doctoral candidate in clinical health psychology at The Ohio State University.

  • Matthew C. Hocking, a fourth-year clinical child psychology student at the University of Alabama.

  • Elizabeth J. Rahn, a second-year graduate student in neuroscience and behavior at the University of Georgia.

  • Beth M. Mechlin, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Lisa M. Sontag, a third-year developmental psychology graduate student at the University of Florida.

APF invites all graduate departments of psychology in good standing with COGDOP to nominate candidates each year for these scholarships, which may be used by students to pay for research costs, travel to a scientific meeting and books and supplies. More information is available from APF.

-D. Smith Bailey