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

  • The Undergraduate and Graduate Research Grants in Psychology
    Now accepting applications! 
    Undergraduate deadline: November 19
    Graduate 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 Undergraduate and Graduate Research Grants in Psychology. Download the application instructions (PDF) and the application (PDF).

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).


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