Graduate Student Scholars | Center for Research on Families Student Awards

One of the many ways that the Center for Research on Families carries out its vision, to advance the health and well-being of all families, is through its student program offerings. CRF's student award program recognizes outstanding student research in the many fields that encompass family studies. They offer three categories of awards.

  • Conference Registration Awards - Awards of up to $300 are given to selected graduate students

  • Dissertation Awards - $500 Dissertation Awards will be made to PhD students enrolled at UMass Amherst who have demonstrated superior potential in any area of family research

  • Summer Methodology Scholarship - A full scholarship will be awarded to graduate students who wish to attend the CRF Summer Methodology Workshop: Stress Biomarkers: Why, What, Where, and How (date TBD)

To learn more about the criteria and to apply, visit