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Student Awards and Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of the Department of Psychology, a number of scholarships are available for students who are majoring in psychology. Scholarships are competitive and each have separate eligibility requirements and require individual applications.

Here are descriptions of the currently available scholarships for undergraduate students. Selection of the recipients is made by the Psychology Department Undergraduate Scholarship Committee unless indicated otherwise in the description of the scholarship. 

Unless otherwise noted, the deadline for applications is February 3rd.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships
(Student Nominated)

 

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 applied 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).

 

The Walker Mayo Undergraduate Scholarship in Psychology. This need-based scholarship is awarded to a psychology major who has a demonstrated financial need and who has demonstrated academic excellence in the field of psychology. The award is valued at $2000* to be applied to tuition and fees ($1000 per semester).

 

Psi Chi Engagement Scholarship. This merit based scholarship is awarded to a Psychology major who is active in the ECU Psi Chi chapter and who also plans to pursue a career in the field. Eligible individuals are current Psi Chi members with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and in Psychology. This scholarship is typically valued at $500 ($250 per semester applied toward tuition and fees). 

 

To apply for scholarships click on the following link: https://ecu.academicworks.com

 

For instructional material about the system and applying for scholarships click on the following link: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/universityscholarships/externalscholarship.cfm

 

*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.

Help make someone's dream come true and be a scholarship donor! You can contribute to these or other scholarships for students in the Department of Psychology at ECU! For more information send an email to Jessica Nottingham, Major Gifts Officer, at nottinghamj@ecu.edu