Scholarships in Psychology, Other

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.

Special Talent Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon achievement in an academic area, special talent in the creative arts, demonstrated leadership and service in church, community, or school organizations, or athletic ability.

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.

APA Diversity Leadership Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must submit letters of reference, transcript, curriculum vitae, and essay outlining career goals.

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.

Minority Medical Student Award

Award: -, Deadline: January 26

Applicant must submit letters of reference, transcript, curriculum vitae, and essay outlining career goals. Award is a monthly stipend.

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.

ALA Lung Health Research Dissertation Grant

Award: $21,000, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must be matriculating in a full-time doctoral program with an academic career focus. Preference is given to minority applicants and applicants interested in tobacco control research.

Ben Nighthorse Campbell Prize

Award: $250, Deadline: February 21

Applicant must submit an original paper on western Colorado studies.

Bruce and Louise Dixson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full time student with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.5 and have a history of self-help. Athletes are not eligible.

HIV/AIDS Research Training Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an American citizen or permanent resident, enrolled full-time. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic minority group (including but not limited to African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian-American, Hispanic, and Pacific Islander) and/or demonstrate a commitment to a career in psychology related to ethnic minority populations and HIV/AIDS issues.

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.

Clinical Research Professorship

Award: $80,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicants must be beginning investigators or developing clinical researchers at collegiate.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $46,000, Deadline: April 1; October 15

Awarded to support the training of researchers who have just received their doctorate to qualify for an independent career in cancer research.

Mentored Research Scholar Grant in Applied and Clinical Research

Award: $135,000, Deadline: April 1; October 15

Awarded to support mentored research by full-time faculty, typically within the first four years of their appointment, with the goal of becoming independent investigators in clinical, cancer control and prevention, epidemiologic, psychosocial, behavioral, health services and health policy research.

Research Professorship

Award: $80,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicants should submit in writing, a curriculum vitae and complete bibliography and a cover letter that briefly describes their seminal contributions to science.

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, Black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

David J. King Psychology Department Honors Project Award

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be enrolled in PSY 490H (Practicum in Honors Research).

Outstanding Senior in Human Development

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Awarded to the outstanding senior human development major at the Spring Honors Convocation. Nomination by the Psychology Department required.

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.

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.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

EPLS Club Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an EPLS/HPE major.

Orfalea Scholarship Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or Ventura County high school graduate enrolling or already enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicant must be an early childhood education or teaching major, or any major provided applicant is able to meet at least one of the following requirements: has a documented learning difference/is a non-traditional learner; is under 24 years of age and has a parent employed as a nurse, teacher (pre-K to grade 12), or at a non-profit agency; is under the age of 24 and is the child of a single parent; has completed the Montana Yellowstone Expedition Summer Program.

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Endowed Scholars Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is enrolled or enrolling in a full-time masters degree program in social work or other mental health fields at an accredited university in the MD/D.C. region, is fluent in english and another language, and will work full-time as a bilingual specialist in a mental health field in Maryland for each year funded. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Jackie Harrigan Haase Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from San Dieguito Union High School district who will pursue a career in counseling, medicine, nursing, psychology or special education. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.