The Joseph and Marcella Hollis Award is for faculty and students who wish to conduct psychology-based research projects. This competition is open for Graduate Students and Junior Faculty Members only.

The maximum amount for this award is $700, which can be used for travel, supplies, payments to subjects, and presentations of work at professional meeting. Students are also expected to complete a final report form upon the completion of the project.

Apply for this grant through our online portal. Recipients must also provide a final report.

Annual Deadlines: October 1, April 1

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2023-2024 Awardees

Congratulations to the following recipients of this grant for the 2023-2024 Academic Year:

  • Helsper Addison (TC) - Graduate Research on the Measurement of Stress Appraisal & Coping through Online Data Collection
  • Mohn Charlotte (CoH) - Effects of a Sexual Minority Support Group for Student-Athletes on State Optimism and Minority Stress
  • Shang Mengqing (CoH) - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Psychotherapy in Contemporary China: A Qualitative Study of TCM Practitioners’ Perspective


For questions regarding the Aspire program, please contact the program’s manager or email us.