Student Circle

The Student Circle provides support to graduate and undergraduate students. Past events have included workshops on careers in psychology and graduate school admissions strategies, as well as on licensing and credentialing.

The Dr. Mel Gary Student Conference Presentation Award

The Dr. Mel Gary Student Conference Presentation Award provides travel grants to graduate students whose conference presentations have been accepted by a conference organizer. Click here if you would like to donate to the award fund.


Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship

The Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship is awarded to outstanding student members of NJABPsi who are future mental health trendsetters and advocates for persons-of-color within the larger community.

NJABPsi Scholarship Elibitility Criteria

2017 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Megan Derisse, MA
Seton Hall University

2016 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Mr. Mason Shepherd, MA
New Jersey Certified School Psychologist

2015 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Simone Duncan, MA
New Jersey Certified School Psychologist

2014 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship
Ms. Barbara A. Prempeh, MA
Psy.D. Candidate at Kean University
Scholarship Acceptance Statement

ESSAY CONTEST

NJABPsi conducted a state wide essay contest that focused on the National ABPsi Initiative - Emotional Emancipation Circles. The results of the contest can be seen below. For more information on Emotional Emancipation Circles, Please click here.

1st Place Winner

Mercedes J. Okosi
Rutgers, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Second Year
1st Place Winner Essay

2nd Place Winner

Ramona Ross
Rutgers, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Second Year

Honorable Mention

Kameelah MuMin
Chestnut Hill College, Department of Professional Psychology,
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Second Year

Honorable Mention
Aishah Manual, MA
Rutgers, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Second Year