Student Resources


NYABPsi is committed to promoting psychology as a major and as a profession. What better way to do so than by supporting students in attending the Association of Black Psychologists’ Annual Convention!

NYABPsi will award one student $500 to attend the ABPsi Convention, which is held in a different city across the US each year!

All students (undergraduate and graduate) that are currently enrolled in school are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students with active NYABPsi membership and prior involvement in NYABPsi events. The scholarship winner is expected to serve on an NYABPsi committee for a one-year period.

Interested students are required to submit:
  • Name, school, major/program, and phone number
  • An essay of up to 1,000 words addressing how the student’s attendance at the ABPsi Annual Convention will benefit their professional, personal, and educational development. This essay must also discuss how the student plans to make a contribution to the New York Association of Black Psychologists.
The above-mentioned information must be received before the application deadline.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

The ABPsi International Convention provides an outstanding educational program, which includes continuing education units and general professional development opportunities for attendees. Keynote speakers, guest panelists, and general sessions cover a diverse array of topics related to the practice, research, and professional training related to the total well being of our world community. In addition to over 80 presentations, the Annual Business and Committee meetings are held, and students and early career professionals have the opportunities to be mentored by the association’s elders and seasoned members.

Top Reasons for Attending the ABPsi Annual Convention:
  • Attend dynamic workshops on culturally-appropriate mental health service delivery from leading experts
  • CEU credits for psychologists, social workers, & allied professionals
  • Participate in community-relevant social justice initiatives
  • Learn innovative approaches to teaching psychology courses
  • Special sessions for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Engage in meaningful interactions with psychology professionals of like interests
Find out more about the ABPsi Convention!


The Student Circle promotes communication among Black Psychology students and facilitates academic and professional success. The Student Circle is committed to advancing training that enhances the well-being of people of African descent. Student Circle members are graduate and undergraduate students in psychology or a closely related discipline.

Student Circle goals are:
  • To organize student input into the Association.
  • To develop programs that benefit students.
  • To aid students in the process of entering and succeeding.
  • To promote psychology as a major and as a profession among graduate and undergraduate students.
Student Circle activities include:
  • “Jegnaship” Mentoring
  • Panel Discussions
  • Workshops on Graduate School
  • Attending Conferences
  • Conference Presentations