Twelve Students Receive Travel Stipends

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 $40,000 has been awarded to 151 students in support of their research projects since Fall 2006.
Forest recently announced the following recipients of funding for the Summer 2010 cycle. Information pertaining to the conference at which they will be presenting is also included.

American Psychological Association

Babak Partovifar, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Peter Jaberg
Tim Wilson, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Chris Pietz
Julie Gouy, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brad Powers
Jamie Bell
Shannon Griswold
Christine Biddle, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. David Mrad
Katrina Samlaska

Missouri Psychological Association

Tessa Mak, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Chris Neumann
Kylie Walker
Ashley Kopp, Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Peter Jaberg
Collin Davies
Cass Neuhaus, Faculty Sponsor: Drs. Chris Neumann and Brad Powers

The next application deadline is August 16th for students to receive funding in the October-December 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.