Graduate Student Research Grants

Note. 2021 Grant Recipients have been announced! View our 2021 NASP Awards, Scholarships and Grants page to read more about this year's recipients. The application process will tentatively open again on September 1, 2021.

The NASP Research Committee supports student-initiated research through its Graduate Student Research Grants (GSRG) program. Up to three $1,000 awards are made each year to students who demonstrate exceptional ability to conduct high-quality research that furthers the mission and goals of NASP and has the potential to impact the field positively. 

Eligibility and Application Information

NASP members who are students in either doctoral or non-doctoral school psychology graduate programs are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications for 2021 has passed. Check back in August 2021 for information on applying for the upcoming year. 

2020 Grant Recipients

Danielle Campbell, Oklahoma State University
Danielle Campbell is currently a fourth-year doctoral student in theSchool Psychology program at Oklahoma State University specializingin Applied Behavioral Analysis and with a particular interest insystems-level consultation. Her professional and research interestsinclude academic and behavioral interventions at individual andsystems levels. Danielle graduated from the University of Oklahomain 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. In 2017, she receivedher Masters of Science in Educational Psychology from OklahomaState University. Above all, Danielle is a mother to two beautiful littlegirls, Caris and Payton, and a wife to her husband Chris. Danielle'smotivation and passion for working with young children comes fromraising her own. She enjoys watching children learn and hopes to makea positive impact on the schools across the state of Oklahoma.   

Angel Mae Elchico, California State University
Angel Mae Elchico is an MS student in the School Psychology programat California State University, Los Angeles. For her research, AngelMae is conducting a psychoeducational group with Asian Americanmiddle school students to teach the importance of mental healthand overall wellness. The results of this research aim to address themisconceptions of mental health among Asian American students, aswell as provide strategies and school- and community-based resourcesthat students can use throughout their childhood and adolescence.   

Elizabeth Kaplan, Syracuse University
Elizabeth Kaplan is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in SchoolPsychology at Syracuse University. Her program of research uses pathanalyses to test relationships between autism traits and differentialpathways of perceptual and cognitive processes in school-agestudents with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Thelong-term goal of Elizabeth's research is to inform the development ofeffective interventions that allow students with ASD to access learningmaterials in a way that is compatible with their characteristic cognitiveprocessing patterns

Application Instructions

Here are last year's instructions as a guide so you can ensure that your application includes all requisite materials and meets research proposal requirements.