Forest Announces 3rd Quarter Travel Awards

Through Forest’s Student Travel Award Program, started in 2006, students are able to apply for financial assistance from Forest Institute to help offset costs related to travel in presenting their research at regional and national conferences. More than $65,000 has been awarded to over 200 students in support of their research projects since the program began.


Forest is pleased to announce the following recipients of funding for the Summer (3rd Qtr) 2014 cycle. Information pertaining to the conferences at which they either have presented or will be presenting is also included.

Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference

Bridget Beachy Faculty Sponsor: Brad Powers

David Bauman Faculty Sponsor: Brad Powers


Missouri Association of Marriage & Family Therapists


Lindsey Colburn-Malousek Faculty Sponsor: Kristina Brown

Jason Malousek Faculty Sponsor: Kristina Brown


Mental Health in Corrections Conference


Valerie Hooper Faculty Sponsor: Christina Pietz


Missouri Psychological Association


Jordan Calloway Faculty Sponsor: Steven Akeson

Shelby Perkins Faculty Sponsor: Paul Thomlinson

American Psychological Association


Hui-Ying (Catherine) Chu Faculty Sponsor: Christina Pietz


American Psychological Association – Law Society (Division 41)


Tabitha Carwile Faculty Sponsors: David Mrad & Kristina Brown

Maranda Upton Faculty Sponsors: David Mrad & Kristina Brown


Please join me in congratulating these students their sponsors! The next application deadline will be August 15th for students to receive funding in the Fall / 4thQtr (Oct/Nov/Dec) cycle. If you would like to submit an application or learn more about the program, please contact me at or by phone at 417‑893-7904. The latest revision of both the Student Travel Reimbursement Policy and the Application for Student Travel Award can be found on E360 in What’s happening at Forest?/Resources/Scholarships, Awards, and Funding.


Again, congratulations!