Honors and Awards

Psychology Department Annual Awards: Awards will be given at the end of each academic year in the following categories.

   Academic Achievement Award: For recognition of outstanding academic achievement in the classroom (GPA based). Limited to graduating seniors.

   Citizenship Award: For recognition of engagement in the mission (intellectual, outreach, climate) of the department. (Open to all department majors).

   Research Award: For recognition of achievement in the area of independent research (exemplary senior or honors thesis, years of substantive contribution to faculty research program, conference presentations, etc.)

Donald T. Campbell Social Science Research Prize.  The Campbell prize is awarded yearly for outstanding empirical student research in the social sciences.  A call for submissions is issued each spring.  This prize carries a monetary award.  For more information, contact the Department of Sociology/Anthropology or visit this web link:  http://jsaw.lib.lehigh.edu/campbell/

Williams Prize. Williams prizes are awarded yearly for outstanding student papers.  One category of award is for the social sciences, including Psychology.  A call for submissions is issued each spring.  Contact the English Department for more information. This prize carries a monetary award.  Students are encouraged to submit their best work.

Psi Chi.  Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology.  For more information, visit our Psych Club and Psi Chi page.

External (National) Fellowships and Awards. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest honor society in the United States. Students with distinguished academic records that include a specific academic profile may be awarded membership. Students should direct questions about Phi Beta Kappa to the Executive Secretary of Lehigh’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter (currently Professor Scott Gordon, Department of English).

The Office of Fellowship Advising (OFA) helps Lehigh students apply for competitive national fellowships and scholarships. For information on these external fellowships and awards, call the Office of Fellowship Advising or visit their webpage at http://www.lehigh.edu/~inofa/