Awards and Funding


The Outstanding Research Award highlights outstanding student research conducted by postgraduate student members of SASP. The OPRA panel will select up to 6 student finalists to present their research in a special stream at the annual SASP conference. Up to three awards will be given out: First Place award ($500) and up to two Runner-Up awards ($250 each). 

The SASP Early Career award will be awarded to a young scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of social psychology in Australasia.

The Margaret Foddy Postgraduate Travel Awards provide financial assistance to postgraduates who wish to attend SASP conferences. SASP is pleased to offer multiple awards to postgraduate students to assist with their travel costs to the annual SASP conferences.


The SASP Small Grant Scheme financially supports collaborative research between SASP postgraduate members from different universities, .

SASP financially supports selected postgraduate students to attend a variety of Summer Schools by assisting with associated fees, registration, and expenses.