Outstanding Senior Award. The Psychology Department Outstanding Senior Award is given to a senior in each of the departments and schools. The recipient receives a plaque which is presented at the Psychology Graduate Recognition Ceremony.
Undergraduate scholarships with online applications:
The Earl and Norma Childers Scholarship. This merit-based scholarship is awarded to a psychology major with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a demonstrated commitment to a career in psychology. The scholarship is typically valued at $300* ($150 per semester toward tuition and fees).
The Miller-Moore Undergraduate Scholarship in Psychology. This merit and need-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior psychology major who has demonstrated academic excellence in the field of psychology and has a demonstrated financial need. The award is valued at $2000* to be applied to tuition and fees for the senior year.
The University Book Exchange Scholarship in Psychology. This merit-based scholarship is awarded to a rising senior who has shown academic excellence in the field of psychology. The award is valued at $500* ($250 per semester to be applied to tuition and fees).
Student link to undergraduate application form is here.
Undergraduate scholarships that require a written nomination by a faculty member:
The Psychology Foundation Account Award. This $250* award will be made to the senior psychology major who produces the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Thesis. Awards will be given at the fall and at the spring recognition ceremonies. Nominations must be made by the student's thesis advisor.
Faculty link to Foundation Account Award application is here.
The Carol Smith Ripley Scholarship. This merit-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. Nominations must be from a faculty member that has worked with the student on a research project or as a co-presenter of a research paper. This scholarship is typically valued at $500* credited toward tuition and fees.
Faculty link to Ripley Scholarship application is here.
*Dollar values on all scholarships may vary as they are dependent upon the current balances in the specific scholarship fund at the time of the award.