Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Psychology, to one or more outstanding students entering or proceeding from one year to another in the Department of Psychology. Eligible recipients will be pursuing research in the field of human applied neuroscience with an emphasis on learning and memory and/or the effects of health on cognitive functioning. Preference will be given to students in demonstrated financial need. Endowed in 2008 by friends, family, and colleagues of Dr. Tom Tombaugh.