UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Arden N. & Phyllis J. Frandsen Scholarship
This scholarship is for undergraduate students committed to earning a degree in Psychology.
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an application through the Dean’s Office of the College of Education and Human Services.
GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
For each of the below scholarships, application is made directly to the Department Head in Psychology. Students are e-mailed information each spring on how to apply for these scholarships.
Walter R. Borg Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to students in the department’s doctoral programs who have completed at least one year of graduate study in the Psychology Department and demonstrate outstanding achievement over time. Two Borg awards are available to students: a Scholarship and Research Productivity award which recognizes excellence in scholarly activities and an Applied Practice and Research award which recognizes excellence in research and applied activities.
Carolyn Barcus Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to an ethnic minority student in the Combined PhD program.
Elwin C. Nielsen Scholarship
This scholarship awarded annually to a graduate student in the Combined PhD program who demonstrate exceptional talent in psychological assessment and psychotherapy/counseling. Candidates must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. They must have completed their M.S. degree and have at least 15 semester hours of academic coursework remaining towards their Ph.D. excluding internship and dissertation hours.
Michael Bertoch Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in the Combined PhD program. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and be engaged in research that has implications for the practice of Psychology.
Ray Alvord Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in the Experimental and Applied Psychological Science PhD program. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and be engaged in research activities. Preference is given to students who place an emphasis on educational techniques and learning evaluation.
Kenneth W. Merrell Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in the School Psychology EdS program. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, commitment to the field of School Psychology, and involvement in school psychology activities outside of the program requirements.
Peter Kranz Scholarship
This scholarship is available to graduate students in the Combined PhD program. Funds are provided to students to assist with professional expenses including those related to research, clinical practice, and teaching. This scholarship does not have a set deadline for applying. Information on applying is included in the linked application.