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Alabama Psychological Association of Graduate Students



aPA Student Advisory Board


The aPA student advisory board is your university link to aPA. Feel free to reach out to these students with any questions or ideas you have!


Auburn University                   University of Alabama at Birmingham
Maggie Young   Samantha Schiavon
Julio Yanes   Tyler Bull
University of Alabama    University of South Alabama 
Monica Scicolone   Jameson Beach
Elizabeth Bownes   Sarah Taylor

The aPA Student Advisory Board can also be contacted at


"Little aPA" Call for Abstracts


*Application Deadline August 16th*


The Alabama Psychological Association (aPA) is soliciting abstracts for student oral and poster presentations to be given at the Annual Convention in Orange Beach on October 4-6, 2019. Abstracts may report on original research or data from theoretical or quantitative reviews, including meta-analyses.  Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply.  

Authors should prepare an abstract of no more than 350 words using the following headings: Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.  Please also include your preference for an oral or poster presentation and whether you would like to be considered for a poster award.   


1. Objective: A clear statement of the objective or question to be addressed by the research/review. 

2. Method: Briefly describe the basic design of the study, including participants and setting as well as the main study variables and measures used.   

3. Results: Include the main study results here including statistical significance where applicable.

4. Conclusions:  Briefly describe the conclusions supported by the study.  Equal weight is given to positive and negative results. If clinical implications are supported by the findings discuss those here.


Submission Deadline:       Friday, August 16th at 11:59 PM

Acceptance Notification:   Friday, August 30th


**Please note that if you would like to be considered for a poster award you will have to submit your poster PDF by September 20th**


Student Housing: We will make every effort to offer student housing in exchange for volunteer work at one of the conference events. We cannot guarantee housing to all student members, but we will preference oral presentations.

Please send questions to the aPA Student Advisory Board at 


Please submit your abstracts with the link below:




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Alabama Psychological Association
P. O. Box 97
Montgomery, AL 36101
Phone: 334-262-8245
Fax: 334-460-8330