Psychology Department

Scholarships, Awards and Grants

The Psychology Department proudly offers a number of scholarships that psychology majors can apply for. We offer three scholarships that have been created for specific academic purposes and that have their own application process:

Fall Awards

  • Psychology Undergraduate and Graduate Research Awards sponsored by Dr. Sandra Machida and Mr. Geoff Fricker
    Now accepting applications! 
    Graduate deadline: November 19
    Undergraduate deadline: December 10

    As of Fall 2018, psychology undergraduate or graduate students who will be conducting research under the close supervision of a mentor are encouraged to apply for The Psychology Undergraduate and Graduate Research Awards sponsored by Dr. Sandra Machida and Mr. Geoff Fricker. Download the application instructions (PDF) and the application (PDF).

    The Psychology Undergraduate and Graduate Research Awards sponsored by Dr. Sandra Machida and Mr. Geoff Fricker have been awarded since 2018. For an overview of previously awarded projects, please visit the archive of previous award recipients.

Spring Awards

  • The George L. Parrott Awards
    Psychology students who will be attending a graduate program in the upcoming year are encouraged to apply for one of the George L. Parrott Awards. Please take a look at the  application instructions (PDF) and download the application (PDF).
  • The Winzenz Family Psychology Awards
    Undergraduate psychology students successfully completing the major with firm plans for pursuing advanced training and/or degrees in the field of psychology are encouraged to apply for the Winzenz Family Psychology Awards. Please take a look at the application instructions (PDF) and download the application (PDF).

Scholarships

Additionally, psychology students can apply for general  financial aid, as well as a number of merit-based and/or need-based scholarships. Below is a list of departmental scholarships for which students can apply via the university's  scholarship application.

  • Edith Brask Memorial Scholarship
  • Hugh and Eva Bell Memorial Psychology Scholarship
  • Joell A. Williams Memorial Scholarship
  • Melinda Norlie Scholarship
  • Paul Spear Memorial Scholarship
  • Peter C. Apostolakos Psychology Scholarship
  • Psi Chi Student of the Year Scholarship
  • Warren R. Coleman Memorial Scholarship
Psychology sign in front of Modoc Hall