Undergraduate Student Awards at RMPA  

Poster Award:

International Perspectives Poster Award

Research addressing international issues of all kinds, with student’s as the first author, will be placed in an international perspectives poster session and judged during the poster session. Award winners, based on the quality of their presentations at the conference, will be announced at RMPA’s business meeting on Saturday, April 6, and each winning submission will receive $100.The first author must be a student, and poster submissions for this award MUST have “Cross-cultural Psychology/International Perspectives” as Topic Area #1 in their submission. 

Congratulations to the 2019 Award Winners:

  • Rasha Kandlur, Srishti Sardana, Randalal Richardson-Vejlgaard, Teachers college, Columbia University “Visible distress of invisible female farmers: a qualitative compendium on suicide risk mitigation strategies and psychological well being

Oral Presentation Awards: 


Undergraduate and graduate students who are doing oral presentations may ask to be considered for ONE of the following awards.

RMPA Undergraduate Research Award


RMPA selects up to 4 student presentations to receive either the RMPA Student Award or the RMPA Student Diversity Award. For each of these student awards, the first author of the presentation must be an undergraduate student, and no faculty authors are allowed. Based on the information provided in the conference submission, student award finalists will be selected. These finalists must give their oral presentation during the special convention sessions set aside for RMPA award finalists in order to be considered for the award. Up to 2 of the 4 awards can be diversity awards, and the RMPA Diversity Council Chair determines which, if any, of the 4 awards will be Diversity Awards, based on the topic of the presentation. Award winners, based on the quality of their presentations at the conference, will be announced at RMPA’s business meeting on Saturday, April 6, and each winning submission will receive $250.