Nine Students Awarded Travel Stipends to Present at National Conferences

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. Nearly $18,000 has been awarded to 47 students in support of their research projects since Fall 2007. Forest recently announced the following recipients of funding for the Winter 2009 cycle.

American Psychology and Law Society (AP-LS)
Melissa DiDomenico
Melissa Gentemann
Amanda Holmgreen
Meleia Browning
Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)
Jennifer Anderson
Lisa Padala
Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)
Stacy Ogbeide
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)
Holly Townsend
National Academy in Neuropsychology (NAN)
Stephen Pipkin

The next application deadline is February 15th for 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 the Director of Student and Alumni Affairs, Marcie Kirkup, at or by phone at 417-823-3401.