Wesley Burr Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarship Awards

2018 Recipients

Jessica D. Cless, Ph.D., LMFT, Kansas State University
“Experiential Learning Theory as a Resource for Shifting Student Bias”
Veronica R. Barrios, Ph.D., Montclair State University
“The Intersection of Teaching and My Identity”


The award is intended to encourage and recognize the scholarly activity of students who are members of NCFR and the Advancing Family Science Section. The competition is open to students who serve as first authors of a poster or paper accepted for presentation at the annual conference by the Advancing Family Science Section.


A $200 cash award and plaque are given to both the top scoring undergraduate poster or paper and the top scoring graduate poster or paper. Awards are presented annually at the AFS Section Annual Meeting at the NCFR Annual Conference.


Nominees should be:

  • the first author of their proposal;
  • students at the time of applying (undergraduate or graduate); and
  • current members of NCFR and the Advancing Family Science Section.


July 31: The winner is notified by this date