The psychology department solicits applications for this award in memory of the parents of Professor Jim Nelson. It is designed to recognize and promote the study of psychology and religion. The recipient of this award receives a $1,000 scholarship and has the opportunity to work with Professor Nelson on a project related to psychology and religion. The recipient is recognized at the annual Spring Picnic and also receives a certificate and her or his name on a plaque on display in the psychology department.
- Psychology major – current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
- Demonstrated interest in issues related to religion and psychology
- Additional Information requested on application form