1. Eligibility for a Psi Chi Research Award at EPA 2013 is confined to papers/posters of which the senior author is a Psi Chi member AND the paper/poster has been submitted to EPA. The student must be registered as a Psi Chi member at submission in order to be eligible for the award and must be the first author. Faculty first authors are not eligible.
2. Only empirically based papers/posters are accepted.
3. The awards will only be for papers/posters accepted by EPA and presented in the Psi Chi program sessions at EPA. The presenter must present at the EPA convention to receive the award. The awards will be presented by the Psi Chi eastern region vice-president, Dr. Mercedes McCormick.
5. Awards are for papers/posters rather than individual authors; money will go to first author (student) for distribution, with any faculty members being precluded from the monetary distribution.