Psi Beta Competitions

Psi Beta Competitions – Dues Dates are Nearing!

Psi Beta sponsors the following awards for active chapters, faculty advisors and members. See the Psi Beta website for greater detail. Please note that the Research Paper Award competition has been expanded this year to six possible winners!!! See below for the expanded categories.

ANN E. GARRETT ROBINSON COLLEGE LIFE AWARD
A plaque is awarded for an innovative, resourceful, and useful chapter project or program that uniquely promotes the quality of two-year college life and advances the discipline of psychology and the mission of Psi Beta. (This is a chapter award, not an individual award.) Deadline for nomination is June 1st.

CAROL TRACY COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD (Two categories)
Certificate and $100 awarded for each of two outstanding community service projects– one for a student project and one for a chapter project. Deadline for nomination is June 1st.

CHAPTER EXCELLENCE AWARD
A recognition “plate” is awarded to all chapters meeting or exceeding the chapter excellence standards. The standards reflect Psi Beta’s mission. The plate can be attached to the “perpetual plaque”- available for purchase from the Psi Beta store. Deadline for submitting the application is June 1st.

JOHNSON/COUSINS BUILDING BONDS COLLABORATION AWARD
A handsome recognition plaque and $100 is awarded to a Psi Beta chapter which, in collaboration with a Psi Chi Chapter, has conducted an activity having a significant impact at the local, state, regional, or national level. The collaborative effort may focus on scholarship, leadership, research, and/or community service. The nominee may be nominated by a chapter officer or by the faculty advisor. Psi Beta also awards a plaque to the participating Psi Chi chapter. Deadline for nomination is June 1st.

Psi Beta RESEARCH PAPER AWARDS
Certificates and checks are awarded to primary authors of three outstanding original psychological research papers written in APA style. Here are the categories and associated cash awards: Gold 1st($600), 2nd ($400), and 3rd ($300); Silver 1st ($300), 2nd ($200), and 3rd ($200). Deadline for submission is May 15th.

VIRGINIA STAUDT SEXTON FACULTY ADVISOR AWARD
A plaque is awarded to an outstanding Psi Beta faculty advisor. Chapter officers and/or members can nominate their advisor. Deadline for nomination is June 1st.

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