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.

Jegnaship Program

Jengaship is an ABPSsi student support resource that utilizes professional members as the support. A Jegna is a person who deserves respect and honor and whose work it is to synthesize wisdom from life long experience and formulate this into a legacy for future generations.

If you are a student who desires a Jegna, or professional who has a desire to be a Jegna to a student, please click below.


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

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2019 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Kayla Carter
Rutgers University
GSAPP

2019 Second Runner-Up
Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Sade Porter
Rutgers University
GSAPP

2019 Third Runner-Up
Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Sharon Spriggs
Fairleigh Dickinson
University

2018 Winner - Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Patricia Sainvilus
Kean University

Program: Masters in Human Behavior & Organizational Psychology

2018 Second Runner-Up
Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship




Ms. Jessica Elliot
Seton Hall University

Program: PhD in Counseling Psychology

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