Scholarships in Psychology

SDE Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a doctoral student researching topics relevant to aging and later-life learning. Graduate students whose research focuses on topics relevant to Elderhostel or later-life learning are also encourage to apply.

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Students

Award: $75,000, Deadline: October 2

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Award is intended to support an academic year of residence at any national residential research centers. Program encourages exchanges across disciplinary lines that can be especially helpful to deepening and expanding the significance of projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (OFA). OFA is accessible through the Fellowship and Grant Programs section of the web site.

Mental Health Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is enrolled in a full-time doctoral program. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic minority group (including but not limited to African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian-American, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander) and/or demonstrate a commitment to a research career related to ethnic minority populations. Applicants who specialize in developmental, physiological, experimental, social, industrial, or educational psychology or plan careers in research are encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay, three references, transcripts, and GRE scores.

Memorial Education Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Specified fields of study change each year. Applicant must be a woman maintaining a legal residence in Massachusetts for at least five years and must be sponsored by the president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts club in her community of legal residence. Applicant must also submit letter of reference, personal letter, and transcript. Interview is required. SASE required.

Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.

Reid-Baskin Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Newberry or York counties, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15; March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Funds may used to support scientific investigation in any field.

Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 29

Fellowship is given to foster interest in lupus erythematosus in the areas of basic, clinical, or psychological research under the supervision of an established investigator.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican. Applicant must have completed no more than 30 semester/45 quarter hours of graduate work in fields eligible for support.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $35,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must have completed a Ph.D. or Sc.D. within seven years, be a U.S. citizen or national, and be an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican-American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Larry and Elizabeth Gates Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be seeking a bachelor's degree, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be of good character, and demonstrate financial need.

Norman R. Schultz Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

James C. Carlisle Endowment in Liberal Arts

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must qualify for membership in his/her discipline's honor society and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Robert S. and Kathryn N. Small Presidential Scholarship for Liberal Arts

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Psychology Club Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: March 1

Priority given to an applicant who is an active psychology club member and a degree-seeking student majoring in counseling psychology, interdisciplinary studies (psychology), or psychology, enrolled in at least nine semester hours (undergraduates) or six semester hours (graduates), have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (undergraduates) or 3.5 cumulative GPA (graduates), have completed at least nine semester hours of psychology at Texas A&M U - Texarkana and have a minimum 3.0 GPA (undergraduates) or 3.5 GPA (graduates) in psychology courses, and must be a resident of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or Texas residing in school's service area.

Vessa Notchev Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman and an SDE/GWIS member, who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

Substance Abuse Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must pursue a career in substance abuse treatment and prevention as practitioners and researchers specializing in the delivery of mental health services to ethnic minority populations.

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships

Award: $17,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an African-American or Hispanic student who holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Awarded to applicants who intend to seek a Ph.D. degree in the disciplines of arts and sciences, mathematics, business, or engineering.

Hope (General) Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, apply as a high school senior, have and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA, enroll in an eligible program at a Maryland college or university, and have a combined annual family income of less than $95,000.

Taylor Statten Memorial Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be under the age of 25 and a graduate of a Canadian university. Particular consideration is given to academically qualified candidates whose career goals and past interests and experience indicate a serious commitment to working with young people. Transcript of university record and three letters of recommendation required. Award is in Canadian money.

Psychology Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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Psychology Club Undergraduate-Scholars Cind Sprague Grant

Award: $200, Deadline: October 15; March 15

William G. McGarvey Outstanding Senior Award in Psychology

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence, achievements in psychology and contributions to the psychology program.

Lucy Wing Memorial Fund

Award: -, Deadline: February 13

Applicant must be enrolled in a program under direction of the Counseling and Psychological Services Department and must have completed or contributed to a research project of outstanding quality.

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship Program

Award: $45,500, Deadline: January 3

Applicant must be an outstanding student pursuing graduate training in basic research areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computer/computational sciences, or environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science.

AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must attend a four year college or university and must hold a valid driver's license.

Bruce and Evelyn Davies Otto Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 14

Awarded based on academic record in high school and interview. Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Division of Social and Behavioral Science Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 and be in the upper half of their graduating class. Two-page essay on major selection required.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.