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Avg. Amount Awarded
327
Days
April 10 2025
Application Deadline
3
Awarded last year
N/A
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TOPSS Competition for High School Psychology Students

Description

Students are invited to create a video not longer than 3 minutes that demonstrates their understanding of how a topic in psychological science has the potential to benefit their school and/or local community and improve people's lives. The topic must be related to content covered in the Social and Personality Pillar of the National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula. Students must reference at least one published research study that demonstrates how this construct has the potential to benefit society and improve people's lives. The video must include a closing slide to provide at least one APA-style reference. Only high school students who have been enrolled or are currently enrolled in a psychology course (online or in-person) can enter. International students are welcome to compete in the competition. Team submissions are not eligible. No more than five (5) entries per school will be accepted. Please visit the award's website for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Video submission
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
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Contact Emily Leary Chesnes
Office of Precollege and Undergraduate Education, Associate Director
eleary@apa.org
Tel: 800-374-2721 Address 750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242