Siloam Springs, Ark. (April 30, 2004) - John Brown University psychology major Un-So Park has high hopes that a competitive summer program will help her decide her future after graduation next May. Park, a junior, will attend a summer institute in the Mental Health Issues in Applied Life-Span Developmental Psychology Education Project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Park was one of only 10 students selected from across the U.S. The award includes a $2,000 stipend, which waives course fess for advanced experimental methods in developmental psychology, as well as her summer housing, and travel to attend a national conference to discuss issues relevant to the practicum she will undertake at the institute. Park said that she hopes the conference will help her solidify her post-graduate plans. John Brown University is a top-tier private university, ranked 11th by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 1,800 students from 42 states and 42 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.