Awards Overview and Deadlines
Psi Beta’s National Awards – Most Deadlines are June 1st Psi Beta sponsors six awards for active chapters, faculty advisors and members.
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
Certificate and $100 awarded for each of two outstanding community service projects– one student and one chapter. 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 plaque, certificates of recognition for participating Psi Beta members, and $100 is awarded to a Psi Beta chapter which, in collaboration with Psi Chi members, have conducted an activity having a significant impact at the local, state, regional, or national level. The collaborative efforts 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.
WORTH PUBLISHERS / PSI BETA RESEARCH PAPER AWARDS
Certificates and checks are awarded to primary authors of six outstanding original psychological research papers written in APA style. Cash awards are $600, $400 and $300 for first, second, and third place “gold” winners respectively. “Silver” winners receive $300, $250, and $150 for first, second, and third. 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.