Outstanding Senior in Psychology Award. The Outstanding Senior in Psychology Award is given to a graduating senior in the department of Psychology. The recipient receives a plaque from the department, which is presented at the Spring Psychology department graduate recognition ceremony. Fall and Spring graduates are eligible to receive this award. Nominations must come from a faculty member in the department of Psychology.
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The Psychology Foundation Account Award. This $250* award will be made to the senior psychology major who produces the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Thesis. The award will be given at the Spring Psychology department graduate recognition ceremony. Fall and Spring graduates are eligible to apply. Nominations must be made by the student’s thesis advisor.
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The Carol Smith Ripley Scholarship. This merit and need-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior with a commitment to the study of psychology who plans to pursue a career in the field. Preference will be given to those applicants who are planning a career in psychological research as well as to those students with a demonstrated financial need. Nominations must be from a faculty member in the department of Psychology who has worked with the applicant in some sort of research capacity (e.g., the student served as a member of the faculty member’s research lab). In addition to the faculty nomination form, the student applicant should submit a form describing his or her financial need. This scholarship is typically valued at $1200* ($600 per semester applied toward tuition and fees).
Click here for the Ripley scholarship nomination form. Click here for the Ripley scholarship nominee statement of financial need.