Spring 2012 Travel Stipends Awarded to Students

Through Forest’s Student Travel Award Program started in 2006, students are able to apply for financial assistance from Forest Institute to help offset costs related to travel in presenting their research at regional and national conferences. Over $48,000 has been awarded to 180 students in support of their research projects since the program began.


Forest recently announced the following recipients of funding for the Winter 2011 cycle. Information pertaining to the conference at which they will be presenting is also included.

Mental Health in Corrections Conference

Kristine McCaslin Faculty Sponsor: Brad Powers

Keri (Parrish) Norris

Megan O’Grady


Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Adam Savage Faculty Sponsor: Brad Powers

Christine Biddle

Megan O’Grady


Diversity Research Symposium 2011

Dhara Shah Faculty Sponsor: Brad Powers

Ben Hunter


Please join us in congratulating these students and their sponsor!

The next application deadline is February 15thfor students to receive funding in the April-June cycle. If you would like to submit an application or learn more about the program, please contact Marcie Kirkup, at marciej@forest.edu or by phone at 417‑823‑3401.