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Mamie Phipps Clark Research Grants

Mamie Phipps Clark Research Grants


To highlight research projects by Psi Chi student and faculty advisors focusing on diverse populations and issues.


This is dependent upon the number of worthy applications submitted to the Undergraduate Research Grants, Graduate Research Grants and the Faculty Advisor Research Grants that focus on diversity topics.

About-Mamie Phipps Clark

Mamie Phipps Clark was one of the first African American women to earn a PhD in psychology. She graduated in 1943 from Columbia University. Conducting research alongside her husband, she is known for her work focusing on the consciousness of self in black preschool children.


To apply for a Mamie Phipps Clark Diversity Research Grant, please submit to the grant programs below and follow the guidelines of the program that is best for you

Undergraduate Research Grants - Oct 15, Jan 15, May 1

Graduate Research Grants - Oct 15, Jan 15, May 1

Faculty Advisor Research Grants - July 1



Emily Choquette

University of South Florida
Emily is a fifth year doctoral student at the University of South Florida. Under the tutelage of Drs. Kevin Thompson and Diana Rancourt, her research interests have become focused on the intersection of disordered eating and alcohol use.

Samantha Kempker

Ohio University
Samantha Margherio (Kempker) is a Child Clinical Psychology doctoral student at Ohio University. She is interested in the evaluation and implementation of community- and school-based interventions for youth with externalizing problems.

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