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Notable Awards (2022)

  • Congratulations to Gloria Kim, a research assistant under Prof. Lauren Ng, has won the Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Research and Creativity. The Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Research and Creativity for humanities, arts, and social science students is awarded for outstanding recorded presentations and multimedia shared at the Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase.
  • Congratulations to Christabelle Junaidi and Parsa Mokhtar, both 3rd year Psychobiology students who were selected to receive the prestigious Whitcome Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for biological or biochemical research in Summer 2022.
  • Timothy Chheang Memorial Scholarship Award — Ashley Chen
  • Nissim and Arlyne Levy Endowed Award — Cherice Chan

Departmental Research Programs and Awards

PSI CHI Research Awards & Grants

Summer Opportunities

  • UCLA Summer Research Program
    Stipend & on-campus housing
  • Whitcome Summer Research Fellowship
    ​For Psychobiology Students Only
    $4,000 for biological or biochemical research during a summer 8-week program
    More information provided through Psychology listserv during Spring quarter