Division 52, International Psychology, offers The Rubin/Flores Student Research Awards which seek to inspire students to explore and to think critically about the intersection of psychology and human rights.  The awards recognize the contributions of undergraduate and graduate students in psychology throughout the world to advance human rights globally. This award has been established to encourage students to integrate human rights into the science, application and intervention models in our field.


Award recipients will receive a check for $100 and will be recognized at Division 52 meetings at the APA Annual Convention.

Nomination Process

Nominations deadline is March 15, 2023

All nominations must be made online. The nomination consists of:

  • Student contact information
  • Name of program, year in program (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Division 52 membership status (must be a Student Affiliate member or applying for membership at the time of application)
  • 1000 (maximum) word summary of research that describes the purpose, method, analysis, results, and discussion of your research (excluding references and one table or figure which may be added). The summary may be composed in the student’s native language (accompanied by an English translation, including Google translation). Please exclude all identifying information in the research summary document.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
  • Name and contact information for faculty advisor/sponsor/or supervisor
  • Endorsement letter from faculty member/sponsor/or supervisor who is advising/sponsoring this research, including confirmation that research was an independent project, thesis, or dissertation conducted during undergraduate or graduate program; and assurance of student’s good standing in the undergraduate or graduate program.

Make a Nomination

All nominations must be made online here


Questions? Contact Student Awards Chair Ms. Erinn Cameron about APA Division 52 Rubin/Flores Student Research Awards in Psychology and Human Rights.