The awards are $500 for the first-place graduate student and $500 for the first-place undergraduate student. The abstracts of the winning papers, as well as photographs and brief biographies of the top two winners, are published in Eye on Psi Chi.
These awards are for Psi Chi undergraduate and graduate Psi Chi members who submit the best overall empirical studies in the area of cognitive science.
2006-2007: Graduate winner: Andrew C. Butler; Undergraduate winner: Khushbu Shah. 2005-2006: Graduate: Annie Louise Metcalf; Undergraduate: Jonathan Gorman. 2004-2005: Graduate: Dianne M. Learned; Undergraduate: Haley Stapleton. 2003-2004: Graduate: Angela Gutchess; Undergraduate: Jessica Gale. 2002-2003: Graduate Ivan K. Ash, Undergraduate: Rebecca Lamberth. 2001-2002: Undergraduate Jessica Kruer; Undergraduate: Julie E. Misak. 1999-2000: Graduate: Andrew L. Geers, Undergraduate: Brian M. Judd